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By Calyssa Erb June is Indigenous Peoples’ Month and this month, we’re highlighting stories from Cree authors. Cree, or nehiyawak, are the most widespread Indigenous peoples. Their traditional territory spans from Alberta to Quebec. This month, dive into stories of confidence, mystery, and family from Cree authors.   1) Hopeless in Hope by Wanda John-Kehewin...

By Ardo Omer This month, we’re reading books based on true stories by South Asian authors. Starting us off is The Night Diary by Veera Hiranandani which is a middle grade novel inspired by the 1947 partition of India and Pakistan. We have another middle grade novel by Canadian Tina Athaide about the expulsion of the Indian minority...

Welcome to FOLD in the News! This is where we roundup FOLD 2024 festival coverage. Harlequin at the 2024 Festival of Literary Diversity (Harlequin) Harlequin spotlights their authors featured at A Literary High Tea at Alderlea: Romance Writers Edition. Harlequin is proud to support The Festival of Literary Diversity, Canada’s leading festival for diverse voices...

The 2024 FOLD Kids Book Fest program is now open for submissions! Every year, FOLD Kids Book Fest publishes a unique festival program which includes the festival schedule and writing from young authors ages 6 – 14 across Canada. In 2024, we are pleased to accept submissions of poetry (any length) and short stories (up to 500 words) to...

By Rahma Shere Happy spring! For this month, we’re highlighting three books featuring stories by Sikh authors that act as a means of reclaiming identity and healing. In Jasmin Kaur’s sophomore YA novel, If I Tell You The Truth, a mother and daughter find courage and community to heal as they navigate past trauma and fear...

By Meena Johal For the month of March, we’ve decided to highlight books featuring a mystery by a racialized author. All of the books that we’ve shared are written by authors who are from or reside primarily in North America but represent various backgrounds from populations who have traditionally been underrepresented in traditional publishing. Did...

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