Headliners Archive

2022

We're Back!

Michelle Poirier Brown, Marco Melfi, Matthew James Weigel, Peter Midgley, Kelly Shepherd, Jason Purcell, Jennifer Bowering Delisle, Paul Pearson, Rayanne Haines, Titilope Sonuga, and more.

All from 2022 

2021

LitFest 2021

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

All from 2021 

2020

LitFest Goes Virtual

Billy-Ray Belcourt, Luciana Erregue-Sacchi, Jennifer Reeser, Naomi McIlwraith, Lindy West, Leilei Chen, Jade Roberts, Lana Whiskeyjack, Maitham Salman, Titilope Sonuga, and more.

All from 2020 

2019

HomeWord

Michael B. MacDonald, Peter Midgley, Canisia Lubrin, Cristian De La Luna, Selassie Drah, Rita Espeschit, Karen Unland, Sarah-Jeanne Bélec, Gianmarco Visconti, Rebecca Pickard, and more.

All from 2019 

2018

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

Billy-Ray Belcourt, Angela Kublik, Michael Gravel, Brandon Wint, Austen Lee, Ella Zeltserman, Dwennimmen, Myrl Coulter, Kai Cheng Thom, Lisa Martin, and more.

All from 2018 

2017

Horizons/Eskonahkwahk

David Oberholtzer, Tab CA, Lady Vanessa, Richard Van Camp, Tyler Perry, Kimmy Beach, Maya Gupta, Marina Reid Hale, Claire Kelly, Floyd Robert-Maduekwe, and more.

All from 2017 

2016

Poetry Becomes

Christian Bök, Richard Siken, Megan Dart, Nisha Patel, Ahmed Knowmadic, Peter Midgley, Walter Hildebrandt, Marilyn Dumont, Lady Vanessa, Wendy McGrath, and more.

All from 2016 

2015

Poetry Moves

Melissa Morelli Lacroix, Shirley Serviss, Marina Reid Hale, Alyson Dicey, David Prodan, Peter Midgley, Pierrette Requier, Gary Garrison, Liam Coady, Andy Northrup, and more.

All from 2015 

2014

Word Bridges

Liz Withey, Kimmy Beach, Joy Harjo, Marita Dachsel, Sheri Somerville, Jim Hepler, Ian Stephen, Tim Bowling, Joe Gurba, Medgine Mathurin, and more.

All from 2014 

2013

Word Nation

Astrid Blodgett, George Elliott Clarke, Holger Peterson, Erika Luckert, Omar Mouallem, Andrea House, Medgeen Guillet, Jocelyne Verret, Richard Harrison, CR Avery, and more.

All from 2013 

2012

Words on the Line

Dymphny Dronyk, Peter Midgley, Mike Lent, Shelley Leedahl, Dionne Brand, John Lent, Ifeoma Chiwetelu, Heather Simeney MacLeod, Jérôme Melançon, Diane Buchanan, and more.

All from 2012 

2011

Get Caught Up

a.rawlings, Peter Midgley, Karen Solie, Jannie Edwards, Ian Keteku, Goran Simic, Mary Pinkoski, Kelly Shepherd, Tololwa Mollel, Theresa Moritz, and more.

All from 2011 

2010

Found in Translation

Mikey Maybe, Valerie Mason-John, Omar Mouallem, George Bowering, Lorri Nielsen Glenn, Su Croll, Laurie MacFayden, Robert Kroetsch, Nancy Mackenzie, Tonguebath, and more.

All from 2010