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Aaniya Asrani: Temporary Resident

The tongue of my ancestors is Sindhi, I can’t learn it anymore. My mother tongue is Hindi, I can’t write it very well. My father tongue is Kannada, I can’t read it at all. My tongue is the colonizers, I can’t cut it off.   Aaniya Asrani July 12 - August 29, 2021 in the …

Imagine On Air Presents Jordan Tannahill

Imagine On Air is thrilled to present Jordan Tannahill and his new thriller, The Listeners. This one-hour conversation on Wordfest.com will be hosted by Wordfest's Creative Ringleader Shelley Youngblut. It's free and, if you RSVP, we'll send you a reminder on the afternoon of the show, as well as our unique Digital Doggie Bag the next day with bonus extras sparked by the conversation.

WordFest | 26@26: Marcello Di Cintio & Hala Alyan

Presented by Wordfest, Canada’s liveliest literary event producer, celebrating 26 years in 2021.

26 of the world’s best writers
Paired every Tuesday
13 crackling-smart conversations

Jody Wilson-Raybould in Conversation with Dana Gee

Hear a riveting and timely conversation of this Fall’s Festival on the power of change, and our capacity to implement it, as The Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould is joined by the Vancouver Sun and Province journalist Dana Gee online with this exclusive book launch event.

EMWF Panel / Where is Home?

Presenters: Silmy Abdullah, Kazim Ali, Kamal Al-Solaylee Host: Bee Quammie “Places do not belong to us. We belong to them.” – Kazim Ali We all desire to find a place we feel at home; a place where we belong. But what if ‘home’ is far away, intangible, a memory from childhood, or no longer exists? …

WordFest / Imagine On Air presents Michelle Zauner

Wordfest's Imagine On Air is thrilled to present Indie pop star Michelle Zauner (Japanese Breakfast) with her bestselling memoir about family, grief, and food, "Crying in H Mart". The one-hour conversation will start on Sep 16 (Thursday) at 7:00 PM MT and will be hosted by Lainey Lui (@LaineyGossip). (The pre-show will begin at 6:50 …