Year Round Schedule

October

Wordfest Presents David A. Robertson
Oct 01 @ 7 PM MT FREE
Online
We are thrilled to present Governor General’s Literary Award winner and Wordfest favourite David A. Robertson, who has just released not one, but two new books: the highly anticipated memoir Black Water and The Barren Grounds, book one of his newest YA series, the Misewa Saga. READ MORE
25@25 Passes
Sep 08 @ 7 PM MT $99 - $125
Online
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Wordfest is turning 25 this year and we were planning an ambitious live festival in September to celebrate our anniversary, featuring 25 authors in 25 events. But everything is different now. So we’ve decided to try something different. Something that could ONLY happen online. Online access to 25@25 is on sale now, with two ticket packages available. READ MORE
Wordfest Presents Harnarayan Singh
Oct 03 @ 12 PM MT $0 - $29
Online
Tune in to Wordfest’s Imagine on Air as we celebrate the national launch of THE hockey book of the year, Harnarayan Singh's One Game at a Time. The groundbreaking host of Hockey Night in Canada Punjabi will be talking about his highly anticipated memoir with host Ron MacLean, who knows a thing or two about Hockey Nights in Canada himself. And because Canada's game is a team sport, we're filing the virtual broadcast booth with some of Singh's biggest fans (besides you, of course), including Nick Bonino, Cassie Campbell, and Kelly Hrudey. READ MORE
Wordfest 25@25: Lawrence Hill & Zalika Reid-Benta
Oct 06 @ 7 PM MT $15
Online
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Audience favourite Lawrence Hill asked to be joined onstage by Zalika Reid-Benta, who will be making her first appearance at Wordfest. The 60-minute conversation will start at 7:00 PM MT. (The pre-show will begin at 6:50 PM MT.) We'll be revealing the names of the next two authors in the 25@25 Daisy Chain at the end of the show, making you the first to know! READ MORE
Wordfest Presents Jodi Picoult in Conversation with Margaret Atwood
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Oct 08 @ 6 PM MT $40
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It's the meeting of the minds we've been waiting for. Please join us for Jodi Picoult in conversation with Margaret Atwood, to celebrate the launch of Jodi's newest novel The Book of Two Ways. The exclusive live-stream conversation starts at 6 p.m. MT on Wordfest.com. (The pre-show reel will begin at 5:50 PM MT.) READ MORE
Wordfest presents Yaa Gyasi
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Oct 15 @ 7 PM MT $39
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Wordfest is thrilled to present the first Canadian online event with award-winning novelist Yaa Gyasi and the launch of her highly anticipated new novel, Transcendent Kingdom. The 60-minute conversation will start at 7:00 pm MT on wordfest.com (the pre-show reel will begin at 6:50 pm MT) and includes a hardcover copy of Transcendent Kingdom. Your $39 ticket includes the live-stream event and free shipping (though Indigo, our bookseller partner for this event). READ MORE
Wordfest Presents Tegan & Sara with Vivek Shraya
Oct 29 @ 7 PM MT FREE
Online
Tune in to Wordfest’s Imagine on Air as we welcome the pride of Calgary, Tegan & Sara, to our virtual stage to celebrate the launch of the paperback edition of High School, their New York Times bestseller. The conversation will be hosted by the equally multi-talented Vivek Shraya, whose first book, God Loves Hair, is also being re-released in a special 10th Anniversary edition. READ MORE

November

Wordfest Presents Lisa Jewell
Nov 01 @ 12 PM MT $33
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It doesn't get any more gripping than this. Join Lisa Jewel for the exclusive Canadian launch of her latest thriller Invisible Girl. The hour-long conversation, hosted by Wordfest's CEO Shelley Youngblut, will start at 12:00 PM MT (pre-show begins at 11:50 AM MT). READ MORE

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