Friday September 8th – 5:30pm to 8:30pm

*Ticketed Event: An Evening on The New Farm with Brent Preston and Gillian Flies with Special Guest Chef Carl Heinrich of Richmond Station – The New Farm tour and workshop with dinner. $100/ticket, limited seating. This event is a fundraiser in support of the Dunedin Literary Festival.  Buy tickets now 

Saturday September 9th – 11:00am to 8:30pm


11:00am to 5:00pm – Children’s Storybook Park: We have lots of activities planned for kids of all ages. We have storytime and crafts, games and activities. The Clearview Public Library and Cardboard Castles will both have booths. Ruth Ann Pearce, illustrator of A Bird Chronicle, will have a bird craft. Author Cinders McLeod will read from her new book Earn It! and have money savings tips activities for kids.

11:00am to 1:00pm – Meet the Author: Pat Raible, Curiosity House Books Booth.

11:15 to 12:00pm – Panel Discussion: Kate Hilton & Kerry Clare, Author’s Tent (Moderated by Tish Cohen).

12:15pm to 1:00pm – Panel Discussion: Trevor Cole, Dan Needles & Doug Saunders, Author’s Tent (Moderated by Basil Guinane).

1:00pm to 3:00pm – Meet the Author: Geoff Taylor, Curiosity House Books Booth.

1:15pm to 2:00pm – Panel Discussion: Cecily Ross, Claire Cameron & Alison Pick, Author’s Tent (Moderated by Simon Heath).

2:15pm to 3:00pm – Poetry Reading: Michael Fraser, Author’s Tent (Moderated by Basil Guinane).

3:15pm to 4:00pm – Panel Discussion: Andrew Pyper & Nick Cutter, Author’s Tent (Moderated by Basil Guinane).

4:15pm to 5:00pm – Panel Discussion: Paul Eprile, Catherine Bush & Roo Borson, Author’s Tent (Moderated by Simon Heath).



11:00am to 12:00pm – Keynote Speaker: Nino Ricci in conversation with Antanas Sileika.

2:00pm to 4:00pm – *Ticketed Event: Nicola Ross – Guided Hike & Writing Workshop. $15/ticket, limited spots, meet at Dunedin Hall.  Buy tickets now 

6:00pm to 8:30pm – *Ticketed Event: Words & Music: An Evening with Nino Ricci and Great Lake Swimmers – Performance and Q&A, (Moderated by Vish Khanna). $25/ticket, limited seating.  Buy tickets now