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Upcoming Author Events – Spring 2024

Upcoming Author Events!

Upcoming author events!











Join us for these inspiring and educational talks by authors with new releases!

March 30 Jean Pierre Chabot

1:30pm at the Legion

Jean Pierre’s book is 1894: The Deeper Story of Moose Factory’s Great Flood. Jean Pierre will provide a historical presentation of the ice jam-induced flood that occurred at the HBC fur trading post on Moose Factory Island; as well as the deeper story of Moose Factory, its history and the region’s people.

April 13 Robert Fisher

1:30pm at the Barry’s Bay Legion

Robert will be showing his documentary about modern farming practices, with audience discussion to follow.

April 27 Amy Tector

1:30pm, Opeongo Senior’s Centre

Amy is an Ottawa-based author, with three novels in her Dominion Archives Mystery series. Her debut novel The Honeybee Emeralds was a finalist for the Indie Book Award Best – First Novel. Her second novel, The Foulest Things was a finalist in the Crime Writers of Canada awards.

May 4 Adam Shoalts

1:30pm, Opeongo Senior’s Centre

Adam Shoalts is a professional adventurer, best-selling author, and Westaway Explorer-in-Residence at the Royal Canadian Geographical Society. His expeditions range from mapping rivers to archaeological projects, but Shoalts is best known for his long solo wilderness journeys, including crossing alone nearly 4,000 km of Canada’s Arctic. Named one of the “greatest living explorers” by CBC and even declared “Canada’s Indiana Jones” by the Toronto Star, Shoalts is a frequent guest on TV and radio. He will be discussing his latest adventure — a 3,400 km solo journey from Lake Erie to the Arctic, the subject of his new book Where the Falcon Flies.

June 8 Charlotte Gibson

1:30pm at the Barry’s Bay Legion

Charlotte was a caregiver for her sister who struggled with mental illness, and proposes that some brains function in a unique manner, similar to the strength and power symbolized by unicorns. With 25 years of professional experience in the non-profit world, Charlotte has made it her life mission to help improve the health and quality of life for people in Ontario.


These are free events open to the public. Light refreshments will be offered.

Donations to support events like these are appreciated. 

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