Headliners Archive

2024

Voices Flow

Manijeh Mannani, Bolo Tie Collective, Patrick Grace, rob mclennan, E.D. Blodgett, Horizon Writers Circle, Spoken Word Youth Choir (SWYC), Jannie Edwards, Margaret Christakos, The Stroll of Poets Society, and more.

All from 2024 

2023

Ignite Unite

Kihew Giroux, Samantha Jones, Meghan Eaker, Joe Bishop, Emma Elder, Daniel Poitras, Ryan James Summers (aka) Some-Sum, Bree Taylor, Tololwa Mollel, Robin Hunter, and more.

All from 2023 

2022

We're Back!

Peter Midgley, Jenna Butler, Tzadeka and the Murder Hornettes, Anna Marie Sewell, Nancy Holmes, Hannah Gelderman, Shazia Hafiz Ramji, Theresa Kishkan, Paul Pearson, Jennifer Bowering Delisle, and more.

All from 2022 

2021

LitFest 2021

Dwennimmen (Shima Robinson), Rayanne Haines, Jason Purcell, Timiro Mohamed, Nisha Patel, Jillian Christmas, and more.

All from 2021 

2020

LitFest Goes Virtual

Leilei Chen, Michael Posner, Michelle Parise, Brandon Wint, Liam Coady, Aminatou Sow, Naomi McIlwraith, Peter Midgley, Jennifer Cockrall-King, Jade Roberts, and more.

All from 2020 

2019

HomeWord

Rebecca Pickard, Randy Lundy, Peter Midgley, Cobra Collins, Ellen Kartz, Omar Farah, Alex Allen, Barra Ó Scannláin, MelAfrique, Dan Dennis (2 Moods), and more.

All from 2019 

2018

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

Medgine Mathurin, Ella Zeltserman, Gisèle Villeneuve, Myrl Coulter, Norma Dunning, Amy Malbeuf, Alice Major, Christian Campbell, Margaret Christakos, Liam Coady, and more.

All from 2018 

2017

Horizons/Eskonahkwahk

Joel Katelnikoff, Mary Pinkoski, Lillian Allen, Tyler Perry, Floyd Robert-Maduekwe, Kathy Fisher, Alison Clarke, Donovan Waskahat, Micheline Maylor, Tab CA, and more.

All from 2017 

2016

Poetry Becomes

Christian Bök, Shayne Golosky Johnston, Gisèle Villeneuve, Ahmed Knowmadic, Randy Kohan, Wendy McGrath, Anna Marie Sewell, Colin Matty, Tim Mikula, Benjamin Hertwig, and more.

All from 2016 

2015

Poetry Moves

Gary Garrison, Melissa Morelli Lacroix, Peter Midgley, Carole Saint-Cyr, Liam Coady, Danielle Lavoie, Kasia Gawlak, Christine Falk, Jocelyne Verret, Giselle Lemire, and more.

All from 2015 

2014

Word Bridges

Douglas Barbour, Harleen Cheema, Medgine Mathurin, Ariane Mahrÿke, Jason Lee Norman, Chris Gilpin, Val Brandt, Rhea Tregebov, Joe Gurba, Randy Kohan, and more.

All from 2014 

2013

Word Nation

Patricia Darbasie, Mohamed Abdi, Kimmy Beach, Latoya Farrell, Elsa Robinson, Liz Withey, Jillian Christmas, Trisia Eddy, Komi Olaf, Holger Peterson, and more.

All from 2013 

2012

Words on the Line

Josée Thibeault, Trisia Eddy, Jonathan Hart, Nancy Mattson, Lyra Brown, Bob Holman, Pierrette Requier, Sydney Lancaster, John Steffler, Brendan McLeod, and more.

All from 2012 

2011

Get Caught Up

Mary Pinkoski, Susan McCaslin, Sydney Lancaster, Thom Golub, Cathy Hodgson, Jannie Edwards, Titilope Sonuga, Robert Kpogo, David Seymour, Michael Gravel, and more.

All from 2011 

2010

Found in Translation

Ariel Gordon, derek beaulieu, Yukari Meldrum, Omar Mouallem, Robert Kroetsch, Tonguebath, Peter Midgley, Mitch Holtby, Jolanta Lapiak, Politic Live, and more.

All from 2010