Woman typing on laptopCalling all local authors! 

The Read Local: CK Author Festival will be held at the Chatham Branch on Saturday, May 25 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. The Festival is a great opportunity for readers and aspiring writers to connect with local authors, discover new books and support local writing talent.

From 1:00 to 3:00 pm, CKPL will be showcasing local authors who will be available to meet with readers, talk about their books and discuss their writing process. Read Local: CK Author Festival’s featured authors include children’s and young adult writers, non-fiction authors and fiction writers representing a variety of genres.

At 3:00 pm, a surprise special guest speaker will join us for a keynote discussion.

If you are a local author and are interested in participating in this event, please email katemcc@chatham-kent.ca for an application or for more information. 

Applications are due by April 15.