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Office Hours By Appointment Only

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

See Upcoming Events Schedule

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 0W5

Parking Information

Wordfest Staff

Shelley Youngblut
CEO & Creative Ringleader
Sandra Grills
Operations & Production Director
Everett Wilson
Audience Engagement & Development Director

Rita Sirignano
Programming Associate & Youth Programs
Nicole Bergen
Operations Associate

Logan Peters
Communications & Development Associate

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