Thirteen-year-old Ben McAuley will be the Knowlton Literary Festival’s official photographer.
Photo credit : Steve Blake
By Steve Blake
The Knowlton Literary Festival board of directors has named Ben McAuley as the festival’s official photographer. The 13-year-old said he’s a little nervous about it. “People expect really good photos,” he said, in an interview. “It’s a bit strange. I didn’t expect it.” But he’s making a name for himself. “Before, I was known as the bookstore owners’ son,” he said. The Literary Festival’s Philip Lanthier said the board is confident Ben will do the job well. “We’re pleased and excited Ben will join us,” he said. “We like to involve youth.” Read full story in the Tuesday, October 9 edition of the Brome County News.