LitFest New West 2013 will be launched at a special event at the New Westminster Public Library on Friday, April 12 at 6:30 pm.
The highlight of the evening will be a presentation by some of the Remarkable Royal City Women who authored or were featured in the new book Grace, Grit and Gusto. Theywill talk about the book, how it came about and their experiences interviewing or being interviewed. The book recognizes New Westminster women, past and present, who have made significant contributions to their city, province and country.
A reception for the opening of LitFest will follow. Pre-registration is appreciated by calling 604-527-4667.
LitFest New West takes place April 13, 2013 at Douglas College. Presented by the Arts Council of New Westminster, and co-sponsored by Douglas College and the New Westminster Public Library, this premier literary festival offers writing workshops, poetry readings, a marketplace, book signings by authors, and a literary showcase. For more information, go to artscouncilnewwest.org.