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October 13, 2015, 12:00 AM – October 18, 2015, 12:00 AM EDT
Wordfest’s main event is a literary festival that features upwards of 75 writers from the local, national and international stage. The Festival has approximately 60 separate events across Calgary and attracts an audience of over 15,000.
Wordfest’s programming is accessible, engaging and promotes a love of reading and a curiosity about the writing life. Events include poetry and spoken word performances, current event panels, publishing industry workshops, art installations, youth and multilingual programming, in-school performances and featured events with the biggest and brightest stars of the book scene.