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When Words Collide

When Words Collide exists to provide an opportunity for the literary community, from readers to writers to publishers, to gather and share information and inspiration.

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Storytelling Alberta

Today’s storytellers continue the ancient tradition of oral storytelling. They put new energy into the old traditional tales, but they also tell personal, family and historical stories.

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Pumphouse Theatre

The Pumphouse Theatre is a vibrant facility with historical significance supporting and presenting all art forms.

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Calgary Public Library

Calgary Public Library is the second-largest library system in Canada and the sixth-largest municipal library system in North America.

Lilly Singh on the Bella Concert Hall stage


Wordfest connects Calgarians with life-changing experiences to foster an engaged, connected, and dynamic community.