Authors on stage at last year's Imaginairium festival

The Imaginairium

Calling all book nerds, literary lovers, and fans of all things wordy. Here’s your chance to dive into Calgary’s liveliest celebration of authors and ideas. Featuring 71 authors, The Imaginairium by Wordfest is sure to be a breath of fresh air.

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Timely Tasty Talks, Make Your Worldview Soar, April 6 to 13, 2019

Timely Tasty Talks

Did you know that Wordfest has an awesome April festival? Get out of the house and expand your mind with Timely Tasty Talks. The week-long lineup features authors Jason Logan, Yasuko Thanh, and many more.

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A graphic promoting Dick Lit’s Trivia Night #15 with Kevin Kent

Dick Lit’s Trivia Night

Prove you’re the smartest person in the library join Wordfest as Calgary’s most guilt-free trivia competition returns. It’s your chance to win big-league bragging rights and tasty beverages. All trivia questions are loosely inspired by the work Kevin Kent.

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A graphic for Alberta Views Live: Election Deep Dive with Dave Cournoyer, Jen Gerson, and Graham Thomson

Election Deep Dive

Offering a fresh perspective on the upcoming provincial election, join Wordfest as it co-presents this stellar lineup, all of whom exemplify Alberta Views magazine’s trademark intellectual rigour. The event includes an audience Q&A.

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A promo image for Wordfest presents Eileen Myles

Eileen Myles

An evening with renowned poet, novelist, public talker, and journalist, Eileen Myles joins Wordfest for an on-stage interview and audience Q&A hosted by Shelley Youngblut. The event is followed by a book signing.

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A graphic for Wordfest's We’ve Read This Book Club featuring Chloe Benjamin's The Immortalists

We’ve Read This

Have a great chat about what you’ve read with an equally engaged group of book lovers and join Wordfest for its monthly book club. This February, read The Immortalists and take part in the conversation.

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A poster for Alberta Views Live: Election Deep Dive, co-presented by Wordfest

Election Deep Dive

Offering a fresh perspective on the upcoming provincial election, join Wordfest as it co-presents this stellar lineup, all of whom exemplify Alberta Views magazine’s trademark intellectual rigour. The event includes an audience Q&A.

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A graphic for Wordfest and the Centre for Newcomers present Doug Saunders

Doug Saunders

Join the Centre for Newcomers and Wordfest to celebrate the launch of the 30th Anniversary Legacy Gift to the Community featuring an unforgettable conversation with Doug Saunders, author of Maximum Canada.

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Poster for January 2019's editon of We’ve Read This

We’ve Read This

Have a great chat about what you’ve read with an equally engaged group of book lovers and join Wordfest for its monthly book club. This January, read Washington Black and take part in the conversation with Anne Logan of ivereadthis.com.

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