Ottawa's Festival of Ideas Since 1997

The Republic of Childhood & Youth, is a not-for-profit-charity and we are grateful to all our sponsors These sponsors join us in celebrating community, freedom of speech and literacy and the rights of the child and youth.


You can help! To make a tax-creditable donation to support our charitable literacy projects, call us at 613-562-1243.
Potential corporate sponsors are warmly invited to discuss a wide range of opportunities with the Republic of Childhood and Writers Festival. If you are interested please email Neil Wilson,


Carleton University Ottawa Community Foundation Telus Friendly Future Foundation


Website Design by Brian Pirie of Chromatic North 
Poster & Program Cover designed by Eric Schallenberg