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

From the FOLD Writers’ Hub to the FOLD Author Stage Fartumo Kusow discusses her upcoming appearance at FOLD, and her first English-language novel Tale of a Boon’s Wife.   Writing Beginnings My father gave me in notebook after I got in trouble at school talking about another student. He said instead of gossiping or talking...

The FOLD has moved all events previously scheduled at Brampton Library Four Corners branch to PAMA in order to better accommodate the needs of all of our guests. In addition, the Brampton Library has decided to reveal their One Book One Brampton shortlist at their 160th anniversary event on Thursday, May 17. The OBOB event...

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...

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