In Conversation: Billy-Ray Belcourt

The youngest ever winner of the Griffin Poetry Prize, Billy-Ray Belcourt mines his personal history to reconcile the world he was born into with the world that could be in his debut memoir, A History of My Brief Body. With startling honesty, and in a voice distinctly and assuredly his own, Belcourt situates his life […]

Streaming Best Practices

Device Use a laptop or desktop computer to have easy access to the chat and Q&A functionality as well as the ability to see your fellow panellists. Zoom Download the app from before your session and either create an account with them or sign in through a partner service. During the event close any […]

Staff & Board

Festival Staff Fawnda Mithrush (Executive Director)  Prior to arriving at the LitFest desk in 2014, she played the role of General Manager for two of Edmonton’s most well-loved theatre companies: Theatre Network and the outdoor Freewill Shakespeare Festival. Moonlighting as producer and co-host of I Don’t Get It, an award-winning podcast about performance in Edmonton, […]

Masterclass: On Biographies with Michael Posner

Everything you need to know about oral biography in one easy lesson, with renowned biographer Michael Posner.

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