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REF NO.: 88

SUBJECT: SPARKS Literary Festival rescheduled

DATE: Jan. 20

Due to the forecasted weather conditions for the St. John’s region this weekend, the SPARKS Literary Festival organizers have decided to reschedule this year’s festival.

The decision has been made with the safety of authors, audience members and volunteers in mind.

The eighth annual festival will take now take place Sunday, Feb. 5, from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. in the Suncor Energy Hall, School of Music.

Further details and a complete schedule can be found here.

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