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A graphic for Wordfest 25@25

Wordfest 25@25

This year’s festival has been re-imagined into a virtual extravaganza featuring 13 never-before-done conversations between 25 of Canada’s most famous and compelling authors between September and December. Featuring Canadian literary superstars Thomas King, Lawrence Hill, Eden Robinson, and many more.

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Location: Stream OnlinePrices Vary
A graphic for Wordfest presents David A. Robertson

David A. Robertson

Wordfest presents Governor General’s Literary Award winner David A. Robertson, who has just released not one, but two new books—the highly anticipated memoir Black Water and The Barren Grounds, book one of his newest YA series, the Misewa Saga. Hosted by noted youth author Alice Kuipers.

Showtime: 7:00pm
Location: Stream OnlineFree
A speaker at the GlobalFest Human Rights Forum

GlobalFest Human Rights Forum

Recognized as an excellent platform for sharing experiences, knowledge, and practical solutions necessary to address issues of racism and discrimination, Breaking the Cycle 2.0 encourages systemic change across the Canadian community in a positive and safe environment.

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Location: Stream OnlineFree


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