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 this March. It’s your chance to win big-league bragging rights and tasty beverages.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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A promotional photo of Shane Koyczan wearing a bowler hat and flowers in his beard

Shane Koyczan

Shane Koyczan is often regarded as Canada’s best-known spoken word poet. Powerfully engaging and authentic in attitude, don’t miss this High Performance Rodeo headliner alongside special guest, Kris Demeanor.

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Promotional image for Wordfest Presents David Johnston

David Johnston

Your chance to hear from the esteemed former Governor General and author of the bestsellers The Idea of Canada and Ingenious, join Wordfest for an on-stage interview and audience Q&A with David Johnston.

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