Imaginairium Preview Night
Memorial Park Library, 2nd Floor
1221 2nd Street SW
If you want a true insider’s take on Wordfest's upcoming festival, The Imaginairium (Oct. 14-23, 2019), please save the date for this free preview night on Sept. 11 when Shelley Youngblut, Wordfest's CEO dishes out all the festival delights ahead.
Click here to see details on the authors announced so far (with more to come!), including the world’s most popular advice columnist E. Jean Carroll, Chigozie Obioma (recently longlisted for the 2019 Booker Prize, Indigenous educator Bob Joseph, best-selling essayist Alicia Elliott, the New Yorker’s divine Comma Queen Mary Norris, and the delightful (and prolific) Emma Donoghue. And we’re chuffed to have Louise Penny joining us for the first time since 2010, in conversation with The Next Chapter’s Shelagh Rogers on the last night of the Imaginairium.
A limited number of Early-Bird Passes are now on sale, and they include a special pre-sale code to book your tickets to Louise Penny’s Oct. 23 event before they go on sale to the general public on August 26. (Don’t worry, Platinum and Platinum Plus Passholders: your tickets have already been reserved as part of your year-round pass benefits.)