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Erin Christie

Canadian author helps kick-off writer’s festival

Canadian author Helen Humphreys signs copies of her new novel, Coventry, at the 1000 Islands Writer’s Festival preview event held at the First Presbyterian Church, last Thursday evening. Humphreys treated her audience to a preview of her upcoming novel, The Reinvention of Love. “We are writers,” she began. “We are meant to brandish a pen, not a pistol.” Humphreys, who also read from her best-selling novel, The Frozen Thames, is the first in an impressive slate of writers due to appear at the Festival this October. The festival itself will run from October 15th to October 16th, for more information visit


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