Headliners Archive

2020

LitFest Goes Virtual

Francine Merasty, Saltwater Hank, Ian Keteku, Lorna Crozier, Marco Melfi, Gina Rae La Cerva, Dorothy Thunder, James Raffan, Julia Zarankin, Ann Friedman, and more.

All from 2020 

2019

HomeWord

Sarah-Jeanne Bélec, Josée Thibeault, Zach Polis, Doyali Islam, Adèle Fontaine, Michael B. MacDonald, Canisia Lubrin, Dan Dennis (2 Moods), Luciana Erregue-Sacchi, Pierrette Requier, and more.

All from 2019 

2018

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

Marilyn Dumont, Angeline Schellenberg, Sofia Parrila, Jocelyne Verret, Patrick Friesen, Liam Coady, Brandon Wint, Austen Lee, Gisèle Villeneuve, Medgine Mathurin, and more.

All from 2018 

2017

Horizons/Eskonahkwahk

Nora Gould, Richard Harrison, Tyler Perry, Douglas Barbour, Medgine Mathurin, Claire Kelly, Kathy Fisher, Nanise, Alison Clarke, Liam Coady, and more.

All from 2017 

2016

Poetry Becomes

Ahmed Knowmadic, Gisèle Villeneuve, Marina Reid Hale, Brandon Wint, Bernard Salva, Carolyn Gingrich, Tim Mikula, Weyman Chan, Benjamin Hertwig, Claire Kelly, and more.

All from 2016 

2015

Poetry Moves

Morgan Smith, Kelly Shepherd, Gary Garrison, Kathy Figueroa, Michel Pleau, Brian Chan, Jocelyne Verret, Lorrie Simunovic, Amy Willans, Christine Falk, and more.

All from 2015 

2014

Word Bridges

Chris Gilpin, Jocelyne Verret, Jim Hepler, Sandy Pool, Christine S. Frederick, Deborah Lawson, Harleen Cheema, Capital City Burlesque, Stephen Scobie, Val Brandt, and more.

All from 2014 

2013

Word Nation

Brett Miles, Anna Marie Sewell, Jillian Christmas, Heather Simeney MacLeod, Komi Olaf, Ryan Cunningham, Jason Lee Norman, Alice Major, Medgeen Guillet, John B. Lee, and more.

All from 2013 

2012

Words on the Line

Peter Midgley, Kath MacLean, Ben Murray, Bob Holman, Brendan McLeod, Nancy Mackenzie, Jenna Butler, Dionne Brand, Alexis Kienlen, Raphaël Freynet, and more.

All from 2012 

2011

Get Caught Up

Karen Solie, Goran Simic, A.F. Moritz, Thom Golub, Jannie Edwards, Kelly Shepherd, Susan McCaslin, Tanya Evanson, Mary Pinkoski, Sheri-D Wilson, and more.

All from 2011 

2010

Found in Translation

Don McKay, Su Croll, Shawna Lemay, Kwazii (Dakwon), Peter Midgley, Lorri Nielsen Glenn, Cadence Weapon, Politic Live, Daniel Scott Tysdal, Omar Mouallem, and more.

All from 2010