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

Our FOLD Team have been thinking about this schedule for months and it’s a privilege to FINALLY be able to share it with you. As always, we’ve tried to collect a range of stories and voices, and this year, you’ll see a little more genre stories in the mix — as per your request. We...

  Parenting isn’t easy and even though there’s a plethora of parenting books, blogs and websites out there, they usually just make you feel even more clueless. How We Did It: The Subban Plan for Success in Hockey, School and Life by Karl Subban is a memoir with refreshing wisdom and inspiration for parents who...

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...

The FOLD relies heavily on committed volunteers, and as the festival grows in size, and as our year-round programming continues to grow, so does our need for more volunteers. The FOLD is currently looking to fill three roles: FOLD_Media Coordinator, FOLD Hospitality Coordinator, and FOLD_Program Coordinator. The three roles are quite different, but all roles require individuals to...

Today we held our first Write Now Workshop of the season! Check out the Facebook video on our Facebook page. We also want to include Farzana’s fabulous presentation: 5 common mistakes writers make. We had over thirty people at the live event with another 20 tuning into the live stream and over 200 views within thirty minutes...

The inaugural Brampton Book Bash is coming Saturday, September 30 and we’ve got speakers and books galore. Check out this list of readers and come find your next great read at City Hall during the Farmer’s Market in celebration of Culture Days. Visit booths with organizations like Coach House Press, LPG Press, Two Wolves Press,...

While we are immensely proud of the work that our planning team does each year, we also know that we have a lot more work to do to provide an accessible event for all authors and attendees. Accessibility is complex and multi-faceted and we want many voices contributing to the ideas and implementation plans from the...

The FOLD is an annual literary festival that celebrates diverse authors and storytellers each May. One of the main goals of the festival is to foster and support the growth of writers of all ages, stages, and walks of life. This year, the FOLD is extending its programming to host four interactive writing workshops in the months leading...

The FOLD team is pleased to announce our first BRAMPTON BOOK BASH – a one-day book market designed to give authors and book selling organizations a space to promote their books. The following Frequently Asked Questions are designed for authors, book sellers and book organizations, who are interested in promoting their work at this year’s inaugural...

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