Following is a list of upcoming events: readings, writing workshops and seminars, and so on. Unless specified otherwise, events happen in Nova Scotia, Canada. We strongly encourage you to check dates and times with hosting organizations as typos and sudden changes happen. Follow us on Twitter, @WFNS, to hear about these events and more day-to-day.

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Read by the Sea - Pitch the Publisher

Schmooze with writers and readers at the annual literary festival in River John, between Pictou and Tatamagouche. Read by the Sea, established in 2000, brings a few of Canada's finest writers to the fishing village every summer. They read, they meet their readers, they autograph their books. New this year: a 9 am Pitch the Publisher event. Please visit for more details. Submit your pitch via the "contact us" element.

River John Legion Memorial Garden on Welsford Rd. Bring your lawn chair - and a sun hat. In the cas eof rain, it will be held indoors at the River John Fire Hall.
Saturday, July 9, 2016 - 9:00am

Indie Authors' Extravaganza!

Join us at the Forum’s Maritime Hall on August 20th from 9 am to 4 am to celebrate Atlantic Canadian indie authors! The first annual Indie Authors’ Extravaganza will bring together indie authors, indie publishing professional and readers to network and talk about the ins and outs of self publishing. Indie authors and publishing professions (editors, designers, illustrators) can reserve a table for $15 for our book fair. This will give authors a chance to get their books in front of readers and connect with others in the industry.

Maritime Hall, Forum Complex
Saturday, August 20, 2016 - 9:00am