An afternoon for teen readers

Sunday, September 23, 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Hamilton Public Library, Central Library

Teen Tales is the second day of the Telling Tales Festival. It’s an afternoon of inspiring presentations and creative writing workshops designed just for teens.


Vikki VanSickle, 2:00-2:30, Hamilton Room, The Winnowing, as well as publishing and story creation

Hamilton Youth Poets,  2:40-3:10, Hamilton Room, Spoken Word Poetry

Heather Smith, 2:40-3:10, 4th Floor, The Agony of Bun O’Keefe

Richard Scrimger, 3:20-3:50, Hamilton Room, Weerdest Day Ever, Lucky Jonah, Downside Up

Melanie Florence, 3:20-3:50, 4th Floor, He Who Dreams, The Missing, Rez Runaway, and other teen titles

This event will feature a variety of genres and issues including: science fiction, paranormal activity, spoken word poetry, family relationships, runaway teenagers, Indigenous, identity and coming of age.