Words will host its ninth festival in November 2022, featuring a hybrid program of onsite and online events to build resilience as we confront what divides us.

Featured Authors & Speakers


Events


Event Date Time
Winter Words December 1, 2022 12:00am
IMMEDIATE: A multi-media showcase of artists November 29, 2022 7:00pm
A Chapbook Launch with Brown & Dickson Bookstore November 26, 2022 7:00pm
A Girl Walks Into the Woods: Diana Tamblyn & Cornelia Hoogland In Conversation with Jacqueline Demendeev November 19, 2022 2:00pm
A Chapbook Launch with 845 Press and Rose Garden Press November 13, 2022 7:00pm
The Changing World – A Conversation on Climate Change November 13, 2022 2:00pm
Resurgent Airwaves: A Celebration of Indigenous Radio November 12, 2022 3:00pm
Daniel R. Laxer: "Listening to the Fur Trade" November 12, 2022 1:00pm
Down the Rhyming Road: 50th Anniversary of Western's Writer-in-Residence Program November 10, 2022 6:00pm
Guy Vanderhaeghe​: In Conversation with Josh Lambier November 9, 2022 7:00pm
John Borrows: "Finding Life’s Patterns: Storytelling’s Role in Anishinaabe Law" November 9, 2022 4:00pm
A Friend Sails in on a Poem: Molly Peacock & Phillis Levin In Conversation November 8, 2022 7:00pm
How to Solve a Cold Case: Vanessa Brown & Michael Arntfield In Conversation November 6, 2022 4:00pm
Anita Kunz: In Conversation with Veronica Antipolo November 6, 2022 2:00pm
James Reaney: Off the Grid November 6, 2022 12:00pm
Poetry Live! An Evening of Open Mic Poetry November 5, 2022 7:00pm
Lorraine Klaasen & Frank Ridsdale: A Performance at Museum London November 5, 2022 5:00pm
Wayne Johnston: In Conversation with Helen Gregory November 5, 2022 4:00pm
Laurie D. Graham & Madhur Anand: In Conversation with Daniel Lockhart November 5, 2022 2:00pm
Stephen Marche: In Conversation with CBC London's Rebecca Zandbergen November 5, 2022 1:00pm
Poems in Response to Peril: A Gathering of Poets for Ukraine November 5, 2022 12:00pm
When Home Isn't a Place: Omar El Akkad In Conversation with Salah Hassan November 5, 2022 11:00am
The Souwesto Book Expo November 5, 2022 9:45am
Words Festival 2022: Bridging Divides November 4, 2022 7:00pm
Opening Reception 2022 November 4, 2022 7:00pm
Halloween Film Screening: Tod Browning’s Dracula (1931), with live soundtrack by Wormwood October 27, 2022 7:00pm
Experiments of Literature July 14, 2022 7:00pm
Antler River Poetry Open Mic June 29, 2022 6:00pm
Monsters, Demons, and Stories of Place June 25, 2022 2:00pm
Words & Music Downtown: Discover London’s Music Scene May 13, 2022 7:00pm
Active Voice Presents: Angela Sterritt March 15, 2022 7:00pm
Active Voice Presents: Zoe Whittall March 1, 2022 7:00pm
Active Voice Presents: Hill Kourkoutis February 15, 2022 7:00pm
Active Voice Presents: Ruby Singh February 1, 2022 7:00pm

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