Headliners Archive

2024

Voices Flow

Rob Mclennan, Katie Bickell, Peter Midgley, Matthew James Weigel, Rita Bouvier, Pierrette Requier, Dawn MacDonald, Trisia Eddy, Tim Bowling, Leilei Chen, and more.

All from 2024 

2023

Ignite Unite

Paige Cardinal, Spirit Tongues, Bänoo Zan, RC Weslowski, Gavin Doyle, Meghan Eaker, Ryan James Summers (aka) Some-Sum, Omar Ramadan, Bryn Lipinski, Daniel Poitras, and more.

All from 2023 

2022

We're Back!

Alexis Kienlen, Paul Pearson, Theresa Kishkan, Emily Riddle, Marilyn Dumont, Alice Major, Norma Dunning, Shazia Hafiz Ramji, Nancy Holmes, Roylin Picou, and more.

All from 2022 

2021

LitFest 2021

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

All from 2021 

2020

LitFest Goes Virtual

Karrie Auger, Asma Sayed, Alexis Kienlen, Saltwater Hank, Randy Morin, Antoine Mountain, Matthew James Weigel, Anya Zoledziowski, Dorothy Thunder, David Berry, and more.

All from 2020 

2019

HomeWord

Alex Allen, Karen Unland, Lady Vanessa, Dan Dennis (2 Moods), Kelly Shepherd, Liam Coady, Anna Marie Sewell, Ahmed Knowmadic, Rayanne Haines, Lisa Mulrooney, and more.

All from 2019 

2018

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

Manijeh Mannani, Sofia Parrila, Jocelyne Verret, Norma Dunning, Mark A. McCutcheon, Ella Zeltserman, Brandon Wint, Laurie MacFayden, Marina Reid Hale, Nicholas Bradley, and more.

All from 2018 

2017

Horizons/Eskonahkwahk

Douglas Barbour, Rebecca Thomas, Norma Dunning, Nora Gould, Marilyn Dumont, Gregory Scofield, Ariel Kroon, Medgine Mathurin, Laurie MacFayden, Floyd Robert-Maduekwe, and more.

All from 2017 

2016

Poetry Becomes

Carolyn Gingrich, Lady Vanessa, D, Tab CA, Wendy McGrath, Alice Major, Jannie Edwards, Richard Siken, Isaac Bond, Giselle Lemire, and more.

All from 2016 

2015

Poetry Moves

Nasra Adem, John Leppard, Mandie Lopatka, David Prodan, Sue Goyette, Taqralik Partridge, Fran Figge, Lori Anne Youngman, Jalal Barzanji, Ella Zeltserman, and more.

All from 2015 

2014

Word Bridges

Julie Robinson, Lainna Lane El Jabi, Harleen Cheema, Jeanette Lynes, Heather Macklem, Sandy Pool, Pushpa Raj Acharya, Skye Hyndman, Stephen Scobie, Steven Heighton, and more.

All from 2014 

2013

Word Nation

Lorien Maheu, Erika Luckert, pj johnson, Francisco A. Fwallah, Sam Bukambu, Marlon “Arlo Maverick” Wilson, Janet Rogers, Omar Mouallem, Gisèle Villeneuve, Florent J. Feulefack, and more.

All from 2013 

2012

Words on the Line

Shawna Lemay, Jocelyne Verret, Ben Murray, Jannie Edwards, Greg Debicki, Dymphny Dronyk, Nancy Mackenzie, Jérôme Melançon, Shelley Leedahl, Alexis Kienlen, and more.

All from 2012 

2011

Get Caught Up

Catherine Owen, Jannie Edwards, Theresa Moritz, A.F. Moritz, Peter Midgley, Ian Keteku, Dumi Senda, Tim Bowling, Robert Kpogo, Karen Solie, and more.

All from 2011 

2010

Found in Translation

Ian Ferrier, Lisa Martin, Cadence Weapon, George Bowering, Laurie MacFayden, Robert Heidbreder, Jolanta Lapiak, Shawna Lemay, derek beaulieu, Titilope Sonuga, and more.

All from 2010