Contact Us


Mon-Fri 12:00pm - 5:00pm

Contact the Box Office

Please note that tickets to upcoming events this season are only available online through Eventbrite. For assistance buying online, please contact the Wordfest office at 403-237-9068 or email

View Schedule on Eventbrite

Artist Inquiries

With very few exceptions, authors who participate in Wordfest are promoting new works and are asked to have their publisher or publicist contact us.

More information

Office Address

If you’re looking to swing by the new Wordfest office, please note that confirming an appointment ahead of time with Wordfest staff is strongly recommended. Please also note the public hours of the Memorial Park Library building when planning your visit.

2nd Floor, Memorial Park Library
1221 2 St SW, Calgary, AB  T2R 1N8

Wordfest Staff

Shelley Youngblut
Wordfest CEO
Brian O'Neill
General Manager and Fund Development

Rita Sirignano
Adult Programming Associate
Everett Wilson
Marketing and Communications Manager

Ellen Bilben
Operations and Youth Program Manager

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