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Gaspereau Press Wayzgoose and Open House
Saturday October 20, 2018


This year the event is on Saturday October 20 in Kentville, Nova Scotia. There is also a literary reading the evening of Friday October 19.

Our guest printers are Amos Kennedy (Kennedy Prints!) and Lindsay Schmittle (Gingerly Press).

Schedule of events:

LITERARY READING: Friday 7:00 p.m.

Literary readings by Ray Cronin, Sean Howard, Annick MacAskill and Alison Smith at St. James Anglican Church Hall, Kentville. All of these authors have recent trade books published by Gaspereau Press.

AUTHORS’ SALON: Saturday 10:00 a.m.

Author’s salon at the Wickwire House B&B (with Ray Cronin, Sean Howard, Annick MacAskill & Alison Smith). This is just an opportunity to have an informal discussion with some of our authors about the craft of writing.


BOOK ARTS TALK: Saturday 10:00 a.m.

Lindsay Schmittle of Gingerly Press will talk about her The Printed Walk project and her 2017 Appalachian Trail thru-hike at St. James Anglican Church Hall.


OPEN HOUSE: Saturday 1:00–4:00 p.m.

Open House at the Gaspereau Press printing works, 47 Church Avenue, featuring demonstrations in printing, binding and typecasting by Amos Kennedy, Lindsay Schmittle and some of our inky staff, family and friends.


PANEL DISCUSSION: Saturday 7:00 p.m.

A panel discussion on ‘Print, Protest & Change’ featuring Amos Kennedy, Lindsay Schmittle, poet and peace activist Sean Howard and cartoonist and street artist J.J. Steeves. At St. James Anglican Church Hall, Kentville. Socializing to follow at the printing works.

All events are free. Please feel free to contact info@gaspereau.com if you have any questions.




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