University of Windsor faculty, alumni, and students will play many roles during BookFest Windsor, Oct. 13 to 16 and 22 in venues across the city.
“There are lots of UWindsor alumni as well as current students involved in the festival,” says programming chair Irene Moore Davis. “Whether as authors, moderators, BookFest Windsor planning committee members, members of the Literary Arts Windsor board, or volunteers.”
Among the highlights:
- English professor emeritus Karl Jirgens will read from his short story collection The Razor’s Edge as part of “Fiction Across Borders,” 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, at the SoCA Armouries.
- Drama students will perform a staged reading of professor Michelle MacArthur’s edited play collection Voices of a Generation, 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, at the SoCA Armouries.
- Alumnus Gordon Grisenthwaite (BA 2018, MA 2020) will act as moderator for the Indigenous Voices session, 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, at the Chimczuk Museum.
- Criminology professor Natalie Delia Deckard will moderate Books and Brunch, 10 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 16, at Fionn MacCool’s pub.
Find tickets and complete schedule information at literaryartwindsor.ca/bookfest.