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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A promo image for the November edition 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 November, read Motherhood: A Novel and take part in the conversation.

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A promotional image for Wordfest presents Jay Baruchel

Jay Baruchel

Hosted by Doug Dirks and Wordfest, actor, writer, director, comedian, and Montreal Canadiens superfan Jay Baruchel is in Calgary for one night only to present his laugh-out-loud memoir, Born Into It: A Fan’s Life.

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Promotional image for Wordfest presents Eden Robinson

Eden Robinson

Join Wordfest as Eden Robinson presents her latest novel, Trickster Drift, the second book in her captivating Trickster trilogy that began with the 2017 Scotiabank Giller Prize-nominated Son of a Trickster.

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A promotional graphic for Wordfest presents Dave Williams

Dave Williams

Don’t miss this riveting conversation with Canadian astronaut Dave Williams. Hosted by Paul Karchut and Wordfest, the evening includes an on-stage interview followed by an audience Q&A and book signing.

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