LitFest All-Access Pass
LitFest All-Access Pass

LitFest All-Access Pass

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LitFest is Canada’s only nonfiction literary festival. For the past ten years, cafes, shops, performance venues, and concert halls across Edmonton have opened their doors each October to welcome and showcase the top voices in literary nonfiction from at home and abroad. 

The Festival Pass offers you access to ALL festival events in 2016. Please choose the events you would like to attend, as venue capacity is limited. If you change your mind, you can contact us at to add/remove events from your itinerary. 

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Festival Schedule

Thursday, Oct 13, 2016:

12:00 PM - Conversation@Noon: Syria

6:00 PM - Festival Launch: The McDavid Effect 

8:00 PM - The Elevator Cabaret

Friday, Oct 14, 2016: 

12:00 PM - Conversation@Noon: After the TRC

7:00 PM - Keep Talking: Stories Beyond the TRC

Saturday, Oct 15, 2016:

2:00 PM - Teva Harrison: In-Between Days: Living with Cancer

5:00 PM - The Femme-oir Hour

Sunday, Oct 16, 2016:

2:00 PM - Workshop: Self-Publishing, Fiction and Nonfiction

2:00 PM - A Place Called Home: Immigrant Writers' Stories

3:00 PM - Andi Zeisler: We Were Feminists Once

Monday, Oct 17, 2016:

6:00 PM - Lindy West: Shrill 


Tuesday, Oct 18, 2016

7:00 PM - Neil Pasricha: The Happiness Equation

Wednesday, Oct 19, 2016:

12:00 PM - Candian Literature Centre's Brown Bag Lunch: Jael Richardson

7:00 PM - Craig Davidson: Precious Cargo

8:00 PM - Nonfiction Story Slam

Thursday, Oct 20, 2016:

5:00 PM - Jael Richardson: The Stone Thrower (A Family-Friendly Event)

7:00 PMNotley Nation

Friday, Oct 21, 2016:

12:00 PM - Conversation@Noon: No Such Normal

7:00 PM - Madness & Monet

Saturday, Oct 22, 2016:

9:30 AM - Workshop: ON THE LINE: Creating New Pathways for Your Readers

11:00 AM - Techniques of Creative Nonfiction: Masterclass with Ross King

12:00 PM - Body Politics

2:00 PM - For Love of Money: Ten Years of Food Writing in YEG

7:00 PM - The Ten-Ten Soiree

Sunday, Oct 23, 2016:

6:00 PM - Sesquicentennial is a Real Word

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