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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Canada’s most subversively hilarious sketch comedy troupe finally gets its own authorized biography, Kids in the Hall: One Dumb Guy, written by critically acclaimed biographer and comedy aficionado Paul Myers.
Rachel Kushner might have had to cancel her Wordfest Imaginarium appearances, but she’s coming back from London for one night only to talk about her Man Booker Prize shortlisted novel, The Mars Room.
Naked Girls Reading Calgary celebrates its second anniversary. Hear participants read from a selection of books that have been banned at some point in time, for any reason and from anywhere in the world.
An evening with one of today’s most astute satirical voices coming out of the United States, Gary Shteyngart is the New York Times bestselling author of Super Sad True Love Story.