Advertise in the LitFest Program Guide

July 19, 2017

More than 4000 people attend the multiple LitFest events that take place each festival season, and our program guide is a great way for local advertisers to reach them. If you are looking for an opportunity to engage with Edmontonians about your brand, company, or organization, download our rate card to learn more about the […]

LitFest is Hiring!

July 18, 2017

Do you love nonfiction literature? Are you looking for an opportunity to get involved with the festival, meet your favourite authors, and help to make this year’s LitFest the best one yet? We are currently accepting applications for 2 contract positions. We are seeking an Operations Manager and a Volunteer & Guest Coordinator leading up […]

Donate in June for the Great Canadian Giving Challenge!

June 21, 2017

By Dawn Carter People-powered giving June is the month for the Great Canadian Giving Challenge, a way for people to donate to registered charities before summer gets into full swing. This year, the challenge corresponds with Canada 150. Every dollar counts towards a chance for a charity like LitFest to win a $10,000 grand prize […]

High Level Lit Salons Read Canada 150

June 13, 2017

High Level Lit Salons Read Canada 150 By Dawn Carter Late to the (Confederation) Party In an interview with Edmonton Community Foundation’s Well Endowed Podcast, Paula Simons, one of the High Level Lit anthology contributors, noted that Alberta didn’t join Confederation until 1905, so it never belonged to the Upper and Lower Canada narrative. Technically speaking, […]

That’s a wrap, folks!

October 24, 2016

We are beyond overjoyed, inspired, and grateful for the fantastic conversations and incredible audience turn-out for LitFest 2016. Thank you to everyone who came to our events, told their friends, and supported us throughout these past two weeks. We are delighted to say we had more sold-out events than ever before, saw plenty of new […]

LitFest All-Access Passes and Single Tickets Are On Sale Now!

August 26, 2016

Festival passes for LitFest 2016 are on sale! Our special early bird rate is $100 for access to ALL events this year. Shop now, because these passes go up to $125 on September 13! You can also shop our individual event listings here.  

The Clock is Ticking…

June 23, 2016

While the festival doesn’t officially kick off until October, the staff and volunteers at LitFest have been hard at work crafting a stellar lineup for our 10th ‘nonfictionversary.’ The 2016 fest will see the return of events that you already know and love — the Elevator Cabaret, Story Slam, and Food Matters— but bigger and better than ever before! In […]