Oct - Dec 2022
Festival Books


Knopf Canada & Wordfest present Ian McEwan
Dec 05 @ 7 PM MT FREE
Join Imagine on Air for an evening with acclaimed British novelist and screenwriter Ian McEwan, in conversation with Canadian journalist and award-winning author Ian Brown. The hour-long online conversation with these two stellar Ians will start at 7:00 PM MT. (The pre-show will begin at 6:50 PM.) The show is free, thanks to the generosity of Wordfest's supporters; if you register, you will be sent a link on the day of the show (the link is also good for 72 hours after the show airs). READ MORE
Wordfest presents Art Bergmann & Jason Schneider
Dec 06 @ 7 PM MT $15

Memorial Park Library, 2nd Floor
1221 2 St SW
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Wordfest is chuffed to present music writer Jason Schneider for the Calgary launch of  The Longest Suicide: The Authorized Biography of Art Bergmann. The show – featuring both the acclaimed biographer and his iconic subject – will be hosted by Calgary journalist Mary-Lynn Wardle and starts at 7pm MT. This not-to-be-missed celebration includes an audience Q&A and book signing with Jason and Art. READ MORE
Imagine on Air presents Noor Murad & Yotam Ottolenghi
Dec 07 @ 7 PM MT FREE
Now we’re cooking! Imagine on Air presents Noor Murad and Yotam Ottolenghi with the second installment in their Ottolenghi Test Kitchen book series, Extra Good Things. The hour-long conversation, hosted by Calgary food writer Julie Van Rosendaal, starts at 7 PM MT (the pre-show begins at 6:50 PM.  Never one to believe there can be too many cooks in the kitchen, rumour has it Julie willl be virtually cooking a recipe with Murad and Ottolenghi! The event is free – and, if you RSVP, we'll send you a reminder on the day of the show, along with the list of ingredients to cook along with them. READ MORE
Wordfest presents Karen Armstrong
Dec 08 @ 7 PM MT FREE
This is exactly the show our collective souls need now. Imagine on Air presents Karen Armstrong and her thought-provoking new book, Sacred Nature: Restoring Our Ancient Bond With the Natural World, recently named a Best Book of 2022 by The New Yorker. The online show will start at 7:00 PM MT and will be hosted Pam Rocker. (The pre-show will begin at 6:50 PM.) READ MORE

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