October 25th, 2014: Words – the literary and creative arts festival

Words Festival in London Ontario

October 24th – 25th, 2014


Check out the schedule: http://wordsfest.ca/

Words is a new festival celebrating all things wordy: books, poetry, song, children’s literature, writing for the screen and stage, new media, spoken word performances and much more.

Words, London’s inaugural festival of creativity through the written and spoken word, is a weekend celebration of creative ideas, artistic expression, and cultural diversity. Join us this October as we explore world-leading ideas that spark debate and ignite the imagination.

Check out the schedule: http://wordsfest.ca/

Join us for the opening kickoff of the Festival, featuring internationally acclaimed authors Joan Barfoot, James Bartleman, Joe Sacco, Jeramy Dodds, Mark Kingwell, Gary Barwin, and more.

Journalist Janice Zolf will join us to sit down and chat with Giller Prize-winning author Vincent Lam and double Governor General’s Award-winner Guy Vanderhaeghe. Come on down to Museum London to mix and mingle with London’s brightest writers, thinkers, and creatives!

Do you have questions for our authors? To join the conversation, tweet your comments and questions to the Festival hashtag (#WordsLdn).

There will be light snacks and a cash bar. Tickets for the opening reception are $20.00. Tickets are now on sale online (below) or in person at Museum London.

 

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