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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




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