Opening Reception

November 3, 2017 at 7:00pm

Words will return for its fourth year of activity, taking place between the 3rd and the 5th of November 2017!

Tickets are now SOLD OUT for the Opening Reception at Words.

Time: 7:00pm – 9:30pm
Date: Friday, November 3rd
Place: Museum London

At our Opening kickoff, journalist and filmmaker Janice Zolf will join us to sit down and chat with Taylor Prize-winning author Ian Brown.

We will also feature a star panel of authors on creativity and big ideas, including Ron Sexsmith, Liz Howard, Stephen Marche, Claire Cameron, and Steven Heighton. Come on down to Museum London to mix and mingle with some of Canada’s brightest writers, thinkers, and creatives!

Over the course of the weekend you will have the chance to meet with a stunning cast of literary and creative lights of Canada, featuring acclaimed authors Douglas Gibson, Gary Barwin, Chester Brown, Ed O'Loughlin, Daniel MacIvor, Ian Hamilton, Wayne Johnston, Tanya Talaga, Claire Cameron, Terry Griggs, Kevin Shaw, Tom Cull, Andy Verboom, and many more.

Do you have questions for our authors? To join the conversation, tweet your comments and questions to the Festival hashtag (‪#‎WordsLdn‬). Early bird rates apply: $15 for students, $20 for general admission. At the door, $20 students, $25 for general admission.

There will be light snacks and a cash bar.

Authors & Presenters

Stephen Marche

Stephen Marche is a Canadian writer.

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Ian Brown

Ian Brown is a journalist and author.

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Ron Sexsmith

Ron Sexsmith is an internationally acclaimed, Juno Award–winning recording artist.

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Claire Cameron

Claire Cameron is a Canadian novelist and journalist.

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