Over 80 authors on Calgary's stages, Oct. 9-15

Saturday, October 14

10:00am: Gals & Good Times

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Angie Abdou, Martha Baillie, Mandy Len Catron, Eva Crocker & Melanie Mah. Hosted by Bill Richardson
Arts Commons – Big Secret Theatre, $20

10:00am: Into the Quiet

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Michael Finkel, Michael Harris, Kyo Maclear & Clea Roberts
Glenbow Museum Theatre, $20

10:00am: Workshop: Poetry

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Jordan Abel
Memorial Park Library, 2nd Floor, $20

11:45am: Tasty Bites: Alexis Okeowo

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Arts Commons – Motel Theatre, $10 at the door

12:30pm: Workshop: Stand-Up Comedy

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Dawn Dumont
Memorial Park Library, 2nd Floor, $20

1:00pm: Bionic Women Writers

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Hera Lindsay Bird, Kyo Maclear, Lauren McKeon, Alison Pick & Zoe Whittall
Arts Commons – Big Secret Theatre, $20

1:00pm: Northern Adventures

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Ken McGoogan, Ed O’Loughlin, Jamie Sharpe & Paul Watson
Glenbow Museum Theatre, $20

1:00pm: Saturday Afternoon Showcase: Timely & Tasty Short Fiction

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Camille Bordas, Eva Crocker, Kevin Hardcastle, Eliza Robertson & Deborah Willis
Calgary Public Library (Main Branch) – John Dutton Theatre, $20

3:00pm: Reel Life Tales

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Michael Finkel, Witi Ihimaera, Wayne Johnston & Esta Spalding
Arts Commons – Big Secret Theatre, $20

3:00pm: Sane Takes on an Insane World

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Payam Akhavan, Denise Chong, Jenny Erpenbeck & M. NourbeSe Philip
Glenbow Museum Theatre, $20

4:00pm: Culture Wars: The Indians Strike Back

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Chelsea Vowel
Memorial Park Library, 2nd Floor, $20

5:00pm: Happy Hour: Book Club Bonanza

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Nicole Lundrigan, Tom Perrotta & Zoey Leigh Peterson.
Hosted by Anne Logan
Arts Commons – Big Secret Theatre, $15

7:00pm: An Evening with Tom Perrotta & Ruth Ware

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Glenbow Museum Theatre, $20

7:00pm: Saturday Night Showcase: Timely & Tasty Indigenous Voices

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Billy-Ray Belcourt, Dawn Dumont, Witi Ihimaera, Leanne Betasamosake Simpson & Chelsea Vowel
Arts Commons – Big Secret Theatre, $20

CANCELLED: Late Night Series: Leanne Betasamosake Simpson

CANCELLED

Sunday, October 15

8:30am: Brunch with Ruth Ware

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Deane House, $50

10:00am: Provocative Perspectives

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Ghada Alatrash, Martha Baillie, Nicole Lundrigan & Alison Pick
Glenbow Museum Theatre, $20

10am: Lighting a Fuse

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Michael Adams, Chris Turner, Paul Watson & Alexis Okeowo
Arts Commons – Big Secret Theatre, $20

11:45am: Tasty Bites: Wayne Johnston & Ken McGoogan

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Arts Commons – Motel Theatre, $10 at the door

1:00pm: Workshop: Character Development

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Alison Pick
Memorial Park Library, 2nd Floor, $20

1:00pm: No Holds Barred

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Michael Adams, Karen Connelly, Lauren McKeon & M. NourbeSe Philip
Arts Commons – Big Secret Theatre, $20

1:00pm: Family Ties

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Camille Bordas, David Chariandy, Joey Comeau & Gina Sorell
Glenbow Museum Theatre, $20

2:30pm: An Afternoon with Will Ferguson

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Calgary Public Library (Main Branch) – John Dutton Theatre, $20

3pm: Sunday Afternoon Showcase: Timely & Tasty International Writers

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Camille Bordas, Jenny Erpenbeck, Witi Ihimaera & Nicola Lagioia
Arts Commons – Big Secret Theatre, $20

6:30pm: Tzavta Talks

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Nicola Lagioia
Sidewalk Citizen Bakery – Simmons Building, $55

Festival Passes: $125 until August 31!

Coming Up After the Festival

Nov. 21 @ 7pm: Wordfest presents Alan Doyle – $20 + GST & Fees.
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