Headliners Archive

2021

LitFest 2021

Dwennimmen, Nisha Patel, Jillian Christmas, Rayanne Haines, Jason Purcell, Timiro Mohamed, and more.

All from 2021 

2020

LitFest Goes Virtual

Gina Rae La Cerva, Tazeen Hasan, Emily Riddle, David A. Robertson, Aminatou Sow, Juliana Neufeld, James Raffan, Asma Sayed, Liam Coady, Shimelis Gebremichael, and more.

All from 2020 

2019

HomeWord

Cikwes, Zach Polis, Canisia Lubrin, Peter Midgley, Adèle Fontaine, Houssem Ben Lazreg, Jenna Butler, Buddy Wakefield, Karen Unland, Josée Thibeault, and more.

All from 2019 

2018

Your Voice Here/Nêhiyawêtân/Toi.Ta Voix. Ici.

Billy-Ray Belcourt, Sarah-Jeanne Bélec, Scott Jackshaw, Emilia Nielsen, Ahmed Knowmadic, Austen Lee, Benjamin Hertwig, Pierrette Requier, E.D. Blodgett, Rayanne Haines, and more.

All from 2018 

2017

Horizons/Eskonahkwahk

Jane Munro, Liam Coady, Bert Almon, Douglas Barbour, Gregory Scofield, Gisèle Villeneuve, Floyd Robert-Maduekwe, Tab CA, Malik Hinton, Pierrette Requier, and more.

All from 2017 

2016

Poetry Becomes

Richard Siken, Randy Kohan, Darrin Hagen, Claire Kelly, Jannie Edwards, Peter Midgley, Alison Grant-Préville, Brandon Wint, Kelly Shepherd, Kayla Czaga, and more.

All from 2016 

2015

Poetry Moves

Andy Northrup, Steven Michael Berzensky, Gary Garrison, Marsha Barber, David Prodan, Mary Pinkoski, Jocelyne Verret, Stephen T. Berg, David Brydges, Alyson Dicey, and more.

All from 2015 

2014

Word Bridges

Heather Macklem, Kimmy Beach, Steven Heighton, Ariane Mahrÿke, Rita Espeschit, Jim Hepler, Iman Mersal, Rhea Tregebov, Sheri Somerville, Lainna Lane El Jabi, and more.

All from 2014 

2013

Word Nation

Kevan Anthony Cameron, Brian Webb, Thea Bowering, CR Avery, Andrea House, Omar Mouallem, Fred Wah, Ryan Cunningham, Evelyn Lau, Valerie Mason-John, and more.

All from 2013 

2012

Words on the Line

Pierrette Requier, Douglas Barbour, Alexis Kienlen, Sally Ito, Peter Midgley, Heather Simeney MacLeod, Jocelyne Verret, Alice Major, The Raving Poets Band, Gisèle Villeneuve, and more.

All from 2012 

2011

Get Caught Up

Laurie MacFayden, Dumi Senda, Stephen Scobie, Valerie Mason-John, Kelly Shepherd, Paul Dutton, Jannie Edwards, Tanya Evanson, Michael Gravel, Mary Pinkoski, and more.

All from 2011 

2010

Found in Translation

Jolanta Lapiak, Peter Midgley, Valerie Mason-John, Shelley Leedahl, Ariel Gordon, Alice Major, Mikey Maybe, George Bowering, Titilope Sonuga, Helene Garrett, and more.

All from 2010