Event: Wordfest

Where: Multiple Venues, Calgary, Alberta
When: October 9-15, 2017

Wordfest offers over forty trademark reading and writing events across Calgary, including readings, workshops, poetry and spoken-word performances, current-event panel discussions, publishing-industry workshops, art installations, youth and multilingual programming, in-school performances and featured events. The festival features more than 90 writers, writing in every genre and for all ages, from the local, national and international stage, and attracts an audience of more than 15,000. Wordfest sparks lively, illuminating and meaningful conversations between readers and the world’s most engaging writers. It is accessible and engaging, and promotes a love of reading and a curiosity about the writing life.

Latest update: 2017

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