Contact Us


Office Hours By Appointment Only

Contact the Box Office

For assistance, 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

Please note that our team continues to work remotely, and our office hours are by appointment only until further notice. 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


Street parking is available near Memorial Park Library, and some areas such as 13 Avenue may have free spots after 6pm. Nearby paid parking lots include ImPark Lot #77, Sheldon M. Chumir Health Centre Parking Lot, and Hotel Arts Non Guest Parking.

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Wordfest Staff

Shelley Youngblut
CEO & Creative Ringleader
Everett Wilson
Senior Director, Development & Operations
Box Office Voicemail: 403-237-9072

Chelsea Rule
Director, Community Engagement
Rita Sirignano
Programming Associate & Youth Program Director
Alex Kingcott
Publicity & Media Wrangler