Workshops Inspire Writers and Help Hone Skills
Dawson Daily News Print & Publishing Festival 2017

Workshops Inspire Writers and Help Hone Skills

Thanks to the Writer’s Trust of Canada and the Canada Council for the Arts, this year’s Dawson Daily News Print & Publishing Festival had a bolstered literary emphasis to its program. This included readings by noted writers Leanne Simpson and Heather O’Neill, who offered diverse voices, but equally stimulating and profound subject matter for the … Continue reading

Artist Talks Show Diverse Yet Simpatico Printmaking Practices
Dawson Daily News Print & Publishing Festival 2017

Artist Talks Show Diverse Yet Simpatico Printmaking Practices

The participating printmakers at the 6th Dawson Daily News Print & Publishing Festival convened at the DDN Building on Friday evening to give a series of mini-talks about their artistic practices, and the projects they will be working on during the Festival. The¬†sessions began with a talk by¬† Mary Tremonte & Jesse Purcell, from Toronto. … Continue reading

<i>Dawson Daily News</i> Opens Its Doors to the Print & Publishing Festival
Dawson Daily News Print & Publishing Festival 2017

Dawson Daily News Opens Its Doors to the Print & Publishing Festival

As the 6th Dawson Daily News Print & Publishing Festival got fully underway, the historical Dawson Daily News Building offered up an Open Studio for the public. As official owners and stewards of the building, Parks Canada interpreters were on hand to relate the building’s history, and show off some of its artifacts. Meanwhile, the … Continue reading

Dawson Daily News Print & Publishing Festival 2017

Fest’s First Author Talk is Taylor Made

Berton House Writer-in-Residence Drew Hayden Taylor kicked off the 6th Dawson Daily News Print & Publishing Festival‘s series of author talks Wednesday night with a casual “Ask Drew Anything” session. A prolific First Nations writer with over 30 works to his credit, Taylor is well known for bringing humour to his writing. (In fact, he … Continue reading

Dawson Daily News Print & Publishing Festival, June 7 – 11, 2017!
Dawson Daily News Print & Publishing Festival 2017

Dawson Daily News Print & Publishing Festival, June 7 – 11, 2017!

Indigenous voices, Montreal grit and collaborative printmaking shape the 6th Dawson Daily News Print & Publishing Festival Come fill your art-loving hearts and minds at the Dawson Daily News Print & Publishing Festival. From collaborative printmaking jams to experimental cello music, and from literary readings to antique letterpress action, it’s a five-day celebration of all … Continue reading