November

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Single Ticket: Dorie Greenspan with Julie Van Rosendaal
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26@26 Series Pass
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Single Ticket $15
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Just in time to inspire your holiday baking, the grand finale of Wordest's 26@26 series pairs five-time James Beard Award-winning author Dorie Greenspan with Calgary's cooking (and cookie!) queen Julie Van Rosendaal. They have literally hot-off-the-presses cookbooks – Baking with Dorie and Cookies I Have Loved – that will be must-haves for the holiday season and make perfect gifts.

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December

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Wordfest's trademark storytelling series continues with The Way We Speak, featuring four of the contributors to the new essay collection Tongues: On Longing and Belonging Through Language: Kamal Al-Solaylee, Amanda Leduc, Carrianne Leung, and Ayelet Tsabari.

Each writer will perform an open-mic style monologue on the theme of how we communicate. The Imagine On Air show, hosted by Pam Rocker, starts at 7:00 p.m. MT (The pre-show starts at 6:50 p.m. MT.) The broadcast on Wordfest.com is free; if you RSVP, we'll send you a reminder on the morning of the show, as well as our unique Digital Doggie Bag after the event with links to extended interviews with each author.

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Single Ticket and UNSIGNED Book w shipping: Dec 7 Rick Mercer
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Wordfest's Imagine On Air presents Canadian comic genius Rick Mercer in celebration of his new, guaranteed bestseller: Talking to Canadians. The one-hour conversation will start at 7:00 PM MT and will be hosted by Mercer’s BFF and frequent comedy foil, Jann Arden. (The pre-show will begin at 6:50 PM.) 

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Wordfest's Imagine On Air is honoured to present our annual celebration of the Governor General's Literary Awards. The 2021 edition of The Way We GG showcases Francesca Ekwuyasi, Tessa McWatt, and Guy Vanderhaeghe, all past recipients or nominees of Canada's prestigious literary medal. 

Each writer will perform an open-mic style monologue on the theme of luck and fortune (whether good or bad), as well as answer questions about their new books. The one-hour broadcast on Wordfest.com, hosted by Pam Rocker, is free and starts at 7:00 p.m. MT (The pre-show starts at 6:50 p.m. MT.) If you RSVP, we'll send you a reminder on the morning of the show, as well as our unique Digital Doggie Bag after the event with links to extended interviews with each author.

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Wordfest's Imagine On Air is thrilled to present beloved CBC radio host Terry O’Reilly and his new book, My Best Mistake: Epic Fails and Silver Linings. This special one-hour conversation will start at 7:00 PM MT and will be hosted by Wordfest's Creative Ringleader Shelley Youngblut. (The pre-show will begin at 6:50 PM MT.) The livestream broadcast on Wordfest.com is free. If you RSVP, we'll send you a reminder on the afternoon of the show, as well as our unique Digital Doggie Bag after the event with links and extras sparked by the conversation.

You've tuned in to O’Reilly’s Under the Influence show for years. You’ve read his previous two bestsellers about advertising. Now we invite you to go deeper: into the big generous brain of Terry O’Reilly.

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Thank You to the Following Public and Private Organizations!

  • Rozsa-Foundation
  • AFA
  • CPL
  • CADA
  • canadian-heritage
  • canada-council
  • CANADA
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