Speaker Details

Speaker:Michael Hill
Topic:The Mariposa Folk Festival

Michael Hill was the Artistic Director of the Mariposa Folk Festival from 2006 until 2017. He was also Vice President of the Mariposa Folk Foundation. He has been a member of the board of directors for fourteen years and a volunteer with the organization since 2000. Most recently, he is the author of the book Mariposa Folk Festival: A History, published last year by Dundurn Press. He is currently researching and writing a book that has “something to do with the Group of Seven.” He is also the Past President of the Stephen Leacock Associates, the group that administers the Stephen Leacock Medal for Humour, an award given annually to the most humorous book published in Canada.