In commemoration of Margaret Laurence, Catharine Parr Traill, Susanna Moodie and our community’s ongoing literary heritage, the Lakefield Literary Festival showcases Canadian authors and promotes the joy of reading and writing among children and adults.
The Lakefield Literary Festival celebrates the rich literary heritage of its locale and showcases many current Canadian authors with events scheduled throughout a weekend in mid-July close to Margaret Laurence’s birthday. Events provide an opportunity
- to hear authors discuss their books and related topics,
- to meet the authors while they sign any of the books you have purchased.
- a historical walk,
- a children’s author and illustrator event,
- a writing contest for high school students in the Peterborough area.