The Frye Festival

2017 Frye Festival


The Frye Festival exists to feed imaginations, and to celebrate reading and writing by connecting authors with our bilingual community. Join us in Greater Moncton for the Frye Festival 2017, from April 22 to 29, a bilingual international festival of books, ideas and the imagination. Visit for more information. Le Festival Frye existe pour en mettre plein la tête et pour célébrer la lecture et…

Frye Festival 2015

Jenn Grant, Caroline Savoie, Philippe B and Les Païens part of 2015 Frye Festival’s musical programming


(Moncton, NB, April 21, 2015) – As Atlantic Canada’s largest literary happening, the Frye Festival feeds imaginations and celebrates words through books and music. Talented singer-songwriters and musicians will share the stage with award-winning authors during entertaining evenings of music and readings. Soirée Frye (Friday, May 1, 7 p.m., théâtre l’Escaouette)  Soirée Frye is one of the Festival’s signature events and features readings by this year’s…

A Measure of Light Beth Powning

Pop & Frye road trip to attend the book launch of Beth Powning’s new novel


The Frye Festival is organising roundtrip by bus to Sussex on Friday, March 13 for the book launch of NB bestselling author Beth Powning’s new novel, A Measure of Light. The book launch will feature a 17th century set to reflect the novel’s content, and guests are asked to dress up in period clothing, or completely in black. Historically accurate food will be served and Picaroons will brew a special…