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Updates on events, submissions, volunteer opportunities, and the monthly FOLD Challenge.

Do you have a passion for children’s literature? Love social media? The FOLD is looking for you! We are seeking a volunteer Children’s Social Media Coordinator to join the FOLD Planning Team. The FOLD Children’s Social Media Coordinator will participate in monthly FOLD Planning Meetings and be responsible for overseeing the FOLD Kids social media...

The FOLD is looking for passionate, committed people to join its Board of Directors. If you love literature and are keen about ensuring and increasing the celebration of diverse authors and storytelling in Brampton and across Canada, consider joining our team today! The Board of Directors is a group of volunteers who meet monthly to...

In 2019, the Festival of Literary Diversity will once again be hosting the Writer’s Hub information fair, where publishers and literary organizations can network with diverse authors who are looking to submit their work. The Writer’s Hub is FREE for writers and readers to attend and will take place on Sunday, May 5, from 12-3pm...

Every year, the FOLD releases a Festival Program that includes the festival schedule as well as articles and essays from diverse Canadian voices. In February 2019, the FOLD will open Program submissions to both non-fiction essays and poetry. The FOLD is looking for an Associate Program Editor to help curate written content for the 2019...

What do you do with a manuscript when you think it might be done? You PITCH IT. If you have a draft of a novel or creative nonfiction manuscript, and you’re not sure whether it’s ready to go or what to do next, this year’s Pitch Perfect at FOLD 2019 is an opportunity made just for you....

Giving Tuesday 2018 is here–a day to reflect and think about the ways we can give back to our communities. To celebrate, we’re highlighting a few charities today–a mixture of local and national charities that are near and dear to the heart of the FOLD. Read more about them and consider supporting them today, and...

What is the 2018 Giving Tuesday T-shirt Campaign? From Tuesday November 20 until end of day (11:59pm) on Giving Tuesday, November 27, 2018, donate $60 or more to the FOLD and you’ll receive a FOLD t-shirt of your choice, mailed to you anywhere in Canada.   How do I make a donation to the FOLD?...

The FOLD is growing! We’re looking for volunteers to join our Planning Team–a group of dedicated volunteers who meet monthly throughout the year to plan the annual Festival of Literary Diversity and related off-season programming events. If you have a passion for books and diversity in literature and think you’d be a good fit for...

What is FOLD’s Fall Book Fest? As part of Culture Days – a nation-wide celebration of art and culture – the FOLD Fall Book Fest will showcase self-published authors of children’s, young adult, and adult literature. The Book Fest will showcase 8-10 self-published authors and spoken word artists performing and/or reading from their work. All...

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