LitFest Presents: An Evening with Malcolm Gladwell

LitFest and Edmonton Community Foundation are excited to welcome Malcolm Gladwell to the Winspear Centre for Music on October 2nd at 7:30 pm. Purchase your tickets here. Gladwell’s first new book in six years, TALKING TO STRANGERS: What We Should Know about the People We Don’t Know, offers an incisive and powerful examination of our interactions with […]

Advertise in the 2019 LitFest Program!

Want your brand or event front and center at LitFest? Grab an advertising spot in our program! The LitFest program is a handy, full-colour guide distributed to 10,000 of Edmonton’s most avid readers. The deadline to buy advertising space in the LitFest Program is August 1, 2019. We offer half and full-page advertisements to help […]

Malcolm Gladwell headlines LitFest!

Litfest is excited to welcome Malcolm Gladwell to the Winspear Centre for Music on October 2 as part of his 2019 Canadian tour. The event is co-presented with the Edmonton Community Foundation, and will preview LitFest 2019, happening October 17-27 in downtown Edmonton. Tickets for the Gladwell event go on sale at 10 am on […]

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Ticket info for the 2019 festival will be available soon. Follow our social media channels @LitFestYEG and sign up to our newsletter here to find out when tickets go on sale.

LitFest in Hiring!

Do you love nonfiction literature? Want to create an environment for important conversations to take place in Edmonton? We are currently accepting applications for an Operations Manager, Production Coordinator, and Volunteer Coordinator. Visit our Work with LitFest page to see the position details and find out how to apply.

Ten days left to get your tickets to Susan Orlean! PLUS get $5 off Metro’s post-event screening of Adaptation!

The final countdown is on! Purchase your tickets here and see Susan Orlean discuss her latest release, The Library Book at the Metro Cinema on March 5th. LitFest ticket holders will also get $5 off for Metro’s post-event screening of ADAPTATION at 9:30PM, based on Orlean’s book The Orchid Thief. Info on the screening here.  We hope to see […]

Could #YEG Be a City of Literature? UNESCO Creative Cities Bid Information Session

The UNESCO Creative Cities Network was launched in 2004 to promote cooperation among cities which recognize creativity as a major factor in their urban development. Since last summer, a small working group of local literary citizens has assembled to prepare a bid for Edmonton to join the Creative Cities Network as a City of Literature in […]

Call for Board & Committee Members

LitFest’s Board of Directors is looking for enthusiastic and dedicated volunteers to serve as board and committee members. If you are interested in participating in areas of fund development, events, strategic planning, and/or governance, please send an expression of interest and your CV/resume to [email protected]  

Catch NYT Bestselling Author Susan Orlean in YEG!

Join us at Metro Cinema on March 5th for an evening in conversation with award-winning New Yorker reporter and New York Times bestselling author Susan Orlean on her latest release, The Library Book. Hosted by EPL’s Pilar Martinez. Weaving her lifelong love of books and reading into an investigation of the devastating 1986 fire at the Los Angeles Public Library, Orlean delivers a […]

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