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September 11, 2014

Wordfest Presents Amanda Lindhout

Lindhout-310-150-webAmanda Lindhout returns to Wordfest after a year since the release of her internationally acclaimed memoir, A House In the Sky, which recounts her extraordinary experience of being held hostage for 460 days by militants in Somalia. In conversation with host Shelley Youngblut, Lindhout reflects on the popular and critical reception of A House in the Sky over the past year. Continue reading →

Start: September 11, 2014 7:00 pm
End: September 11, 2014 8:30 pm
Venue: Glenbow Museum - ConocoPhillips Theatre
Phone: 403-237-9068
Address:
130-9th Avenue SW, Calgary, Alberta, T2G 2P3, Canada
Cost: $25

October 14, 2014

Wordfest 2014 – October 14-19

fest-animation-310-150-webJoin us October 14-19, 2014, for the 19th annual Wordfest in Calgary, Banff and the Bow Valley. Wordfest’s main event is a literary festival that features upwards of 70 writers from the local, national and international stage at more than 65 separate events. Continue reading →

Start: October 14, 2014
End: October 19, 2014
Venue: Various Venues
Phone: 403-237-9068
Address:
Calgary and Banff, Alberta, Canada
Cost: $15-$30

October 15, 2014

Kenneth Oppel Explores The Boundless

Oppel-310-150-webJoin author Kenneth Oppel as he takes readers through his inspiration for writing The Boundless.
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Date: October 15, 2014

Genevieve Coté and Ruth Ohi

Ruth-Ohi-310-150Join authors and illustrators Ruth Ohi and Genevieve Coté as they bring their fun, creature-filled children’s books to life.
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Start: October 15, 2014 10:00 am
End: October 15, 2014 11:30 am
Venue: Calgary Public Library - John Dutton Theatre
Address:
616 Macleod Trail SE, Calgary, Alberta, T2G 2M2, Canada
Cost: $8 - $10

Hugh Brewster and Kenneth Oppel

Hugh-Brewster-310-150Storytelling and Canadian history collide as Kenneth Oppel and Hugh Brewster share secrets behind their books filled with Canadian ties.
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Start: October 15, 2014 12:30 pm
End: October 15, 2014 2:15 pm
Venue: Calgary Public Library - John Dutton Theatre
Address:
616 Macleod Trail SE, Calgary, Alberta, T2G 2M2, Canada
Cost: $8 - $10

Yvan Demuy et Christiane Duchesne

Yvan-Demuy-310-150Deux auteurs passionnés présentent les derniers titres de leurs séries pour les jeunes. L’humour est à l’ordre du jour. Continue reading →

Start: October 15, 2014 12:30 pm
End: October 15, 2014 2:15 pm
Venue: Glenbow Museum ConcocoPhillips Theatre
Address:
130 9 Ave SE, Calgary, Alberta, T2G 0P3, Canada
Cost: 8$-10$

October 16, 2014

Anna Dewdney and Marianne Dubuc

Anna-Dewdney-310-150Enjoy time with authors and illustrators Anna Dewdney and Marianne Dubuc as they share stories of their newest beautifully illustrated picture books. Continue reading →

Start: October 16, 2014 10:00 am
End: October 16, 2014 11:30 am
Venue: Calgary Public Library - John Dutton Theatre
Address:
616 Macleod Trail SE, Calgary, Alberta, T2G 2M2, Canada
Cost: $8 - $10

Ricardo Siri Liniers and Dan Bar-El

Ricardo-Liniers-310-150Join comic superstar, Ricardo Siri Liniers, known to many as Liniers, and children’s author, Dan Bar-el, in a discussion of how the extraordinary can sometimes be disguised as ordinary.
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Start: October 16, 2014 10:00 am
End: October 16, 2014 11:30 am
Venue: Glenbow Museum ConcocoPhillips Theatre
Address:
130 9 Ave SE, Calgary, Alberta, T2G 0P3, Canada
Cost: $8 - $10

Caroline Adderson and Rachelle Delaney

Caroline-Adderson-310-150Meet Caroline Adderson and Rachelle Delaney, the authors of two humorously endearing middle grade books.
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Start: October 16, 2014 12:30 pm
End: October 16, 2014 2:15 pm
Venue: Calgary Public Library - John Dutton Theatre
Address:
616 Macleod Trail SE, Calgary, Alberta, T2G 2M2, Canada
Cost: $8 - $10

Fabian Gregoire et Christiane Duchesne

Christiane-Duchesne-310-150Rencontrez Fabian Grégoire et Christiane Duchesne et découvrez l’inspiration derrière leurs livres. Continue reading →

Start: October 16, 2014 12:30 pm
End: October 16, 2014 2:15 pm
Venue: Glenbow Museum ConcocoPhillips Theatre
Address:
130 9 Ave SE, Calgary, Alberta, T2G 0P3, Canada
Cost: 8$ - 10$

Veronica Roth in Conversation with Tahereh Mafi

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The neo-Gothic atmosphere of the Knox sets the perfect stage for mapping out the post-apocalyptic imaginings of YA authors Veronica Roth and Tahereh Mafi as they read and discuss themes from their latest bestsellers.

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Start: October 16, 2014 7:00 pm
End: October 16, 2014 7:00 pm
Venue: Knox United Church
Phone: 403-237-9068
Address:
506 - 4th Street SW, Calgary, Alberta, T2P 1S7, Canada
Cost: $25

October 17, 2014

Scott Chantler and Jonathan Auxier

Jonathan-Auxier-310-150Graphic artist Scott Chantler and author Jonathan Auxier share the stage as they disclose secrets behind their enthralling, imaginative reads. Continue reading →

Start: October 17, 2014 10:00 am
End: October 17, 2014 12:00 pm
Venue: Calgary Public Library - John Dutton Theatre
Address:
616 Macleod Trail SE, Calgary, Alberta, T2G 2M2, Canada
Cost: $8 - $10