Headliners Archive

2022

We're Back!

Sublime Intervention Collective, Paul Pearson, Titilope Sonuga, Katherine Gibson, Norma Dunning, Grayson Thate, Rayanne Haines, Dwennimmen, V. Guzman, Kim Mannix, and more.

All from 2022 

2021

LitFest 2021

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

All from 2021 

2020

LitFest Goes Virtual

Amina Mohamed, Karrie Auger, Helen Knott, Yasser Abdellatif, Emily Riddle, Isael Huard, Peter Midgley, Wendy McGrath, Anna Marie Sewell, Billy-Ray Belcourt, and more.

All from 2020 

2019

HomeWord

Brandon Wint, Buddy Wakefield, Nisha Patel, Cikwes, Liam Coady, Barra Ó Scannláin, Omar Farah, Jason Purcell, Paige Cardinal, Titilope Sonuga, and more.

All from 2019 

2018

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

Nisha Patel, Ahmed Knowmadic, Norma Dunning, Myrl Coulter, Penn Kemp, Omar Farah, Rayanne Haines, Ali Blythe, Lisa Martin, Alice Major, and more.

All from 2018 

2017

Horizons/Eskonahkwahk

Ariel Kroon, Malik Hinton, Jane Munro, Dwennimmen, Tyler Perry, Richard Harrison, Gisèle Villeneuve, Joel Katelnikoff, Pearl Lorentzen, Kimmy Beach, and more.

All from 2017 

2016

Poetry Becomes

Vivek Shraya, Richard Siken, Lise Gaboury-Diallo, Walter Hildebrandt, Gavin Doyle, Anna Marie Sewell, Bernard Salva, Anna Yin, Kelly Shepherd, Marilyn Dumont, and more.

All from 2016 

2015

Poetry Moves

Helen Moffett, Fran Figge, Patrick Connors, DC Reid, Lori Anne Youngman, Marsha Barber, Stephen T. Berg, Danielle Lavoie, David Prodan, Edin Viso, and more.

All from 2015 

2014

Word Bridges

Hugh McMillan, Gary Garrison, Deborah Ramkhelawan, Clint McElwaine, E.D. Blodgett, Rhea Tregebov, Erín Moure, Douglas Barbour, Michael Penny, Jim Hepler, and more.

All from 2014 

2013

Word Nation

Medgeen Guillet, Brian Webb, Sam Bukambu, Evelyn Lau, Patricia Darbasie, Tanya Davis, Valerie Mason-John, Jillian Christmas, Heather Simeney MacLeod, Mary Pinkoski, and more.

All from 2013 

2012

Words on the Line

Bob Holman, Dionne Brand, Ifeoma Chiwetelu, Anna Marie Sewell, Jonathan Hart, Sally Ito, Jenna Butler, Heather Simeney MacLeod, Kath MacLean, Nora Gould, and more.

All from 2012 

2011

Get Caught Up

Regie Cabico, Sheri-D Wilson, Tanya Evanson, Dumi Senda, Valerie Mason-John, John Lent, a.rawlings, Jannie Edwards, A.F. Moritz, Goran Simic, and more.

All from 2011 

2010

Found in Translation

Cadence Weapon, Ahmed Knowmadic, Politic Live, Kwazii (Dakwon), Nancy Mackenzie, Ian Ferrier, Jolanta Lapiak, Peter Midgley, Joe Gurba, Tracy Hamon, and more.

All from 2010