Monday, August 20, 2007

The Western Star on the Writers at Woody Point Festival

Another great year
Writers at Woody Point festival continues to gain momentum

By Michael Rigler
The Western Star

The curtain closed on another successful run of the Writers at Woody Point festival Sunday. The fourth annual installment of the event featured literary artists like Bernice Morgan, John Steffler and Michael Crummey along with performers like Cathy Jones and Pamela Morgan, to name just a few. Festival organizer Stephen Brunt said this year's event was another homerun. "I hate to sound like a broken record, but it's been a terrific event again this year," Brunt told The Western Star. "We had a really good mix in the audience with a lot of new faces and the real dedicated friends of the festival who come out every year. "The weather was worse than it's ever been, but that's not so bad -for an event like ours - no one was tempted to skip a show and go for a hike." With its fourth season in the history books, the festival is now comfortably established in the province's arts calendar. Brunt said the event has now generated a considerable amount of momentum [...]

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Rattling Books audio literature by 2007 festival authors:

Hard Light: 32 Little Stories by Michael Crummey, read by Michael Crummey, Ron Hynes and Deidre Gillard-Rowlings

Down to the Dirt by Joel Thomas Hynes, narrated by Joel Thomas Hynes, Sherry White and Jonny Harris

The Grey Islands by John Steffler, narrated by John Steffler, Frank Holden, Janis Spence, Diedre Gillard-Rowlings and Darryl Hopkins