February 20, 2014— As winter’s chill starts to wane, Montréal’s literary scene heats up with the 16th annual Blue Metropolis International Literary Festival. The Blue Met, as most like to call it, is the world’s first multilingual literary festival; last year alone saw over 200 writers, translators, musicians, actors, journalists and publishers from around the world assemble to help 20,000 literary fans celebrate the written word. English, French, Spanish… no matter the language or the genre, with over 200 separate events, there’s plenty of literature in store.Meet the authorsGuest authors’ books are available for purchase on the festival site or at the official festival bookshop, the Olivieri Bookstore, where authors sign copies of their books following their respective events.Join a Master ClassLed by internationally recognized writers, these workshops are designed for professionals and emerging writers.TD – Blue Met Children’s Festival
Children aren’t left out at the Blue Met! Running in parallel with the main program, the festival introduces young audiences to the joys of reading and writing through creative workshops and literary shows. And it’s free!Happy reading!