Photo credit: Archive Photo, Montreal Gazette. 

The Convict Lover, by Merilyn Simonds

Project Bookmark Canada is pleased to be part of Kingston WritersFest’s September 27 – October 1 weekend of activities, announced on June 29. Merilyn Simonds’ The Convict Lover will receive recognition as the City of Kingston’s second Bookmark and our 18th installation in a national series of Canada’s sites and stories.

All are invited to attend the unveiling of the Bookmark on
Saturday, September 30, 2017, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. on Church Street (Garrigan Park).

Following the launch, everyone is invited to join the author on a Convict Lover literary tour with readings through Portsmouth Village. We extend our thanks to Kingston WritersFest, City of Kingston, and the Ontario Trillium Foundation.

Through Cultural Services at the City of Kingston, we are very pleased to continue our relationship with Project Bookmark Canada to honour local authors and their achievements.
— Colin Wiginton, Cultural Director