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, Fawnda played the role of General Manager at Theatre Network and the outdoor Freewill Shakespeare Festival. A COPA and Yeggie award-winning podcast producer, she consults on arts administration and nonprofit management, is the acting Program Coordinator for the Alberta Podcast […]

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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