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Thousand Islands Book Festival: Cape Vincent, NY - June 4, 2016

 

The Thousand Islands Book Festival/Reading on the River is held in beautiful Cape Vincent on the St. Lawrence River.

 

I stayed at the lovely Maple Grove Bed and Breakfast.

 

The festival is only possible through the generous help of many friendly volunteers, including...

Leona and Liz

 

Karen and Bibit

 

Amy

 

Liz Brennan welcomes authors, volunteers, and guests to Cape Vincent Elementary

 

Principal of St. Vincent Elementary, Liz Freitag

 

eager book-lovers come from all over the area

 

poet Kalli Dakos and assistants

 

Suzanne Bloom

 

Or is that Suzanne Bloomers? Who could possibly be responsible for changing Suzanne's sign?

 

Well, Matt McElligott IS sitting right there, and he has markers.

 

Scott Keen

 

Judith Pearson

 

Gary VanRiper

 

Mickey with some of her students

 

with volunteer Shannon

 

With my helper Sandy--whose name I mis-heard, so I called her Pat all day.

 

Volunteer Meghan with storyteller Lynn Morgan

 

Hope Marston

 

Matt McElligott

 

Matt Phelan

 

with Bryan Collier

 

I was able to sit in on some of Bryan Collier's presentation

 

Aline Newman and Neil

 

Michelle Knudsen

 

author Gary VanRiper and illustrator Carol VanRiper

 

Kalli Dakos (on left) and a friend whose name I didn't get

 

Aline and VVV