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5:30 PM TO
10:00 PM


Buying a ticket for the Giller Light Bash is a great way to support literacy. Who said good causes had to be dull?

Andrew Pyper, author of The Demonologist

Hosted by Anne Logan, hear from Calgary's writing community discuss themes of this year's Giller Prize nominated books.

Raise a glass in support of literacy and come celebrate one of Canada's most prestigious book awards - The Scotiabank Giller Prize.  Join us to watch the live broadcast.


Funds raised at the event support Frontier College Canada’s original literacy organization.


Hear from:

Anne Logan, Writers' Guild of Alberta Vice President, and Book Reviewer and Blogger

Glenn Dixon, author                                                   

Clea Young, author

Micheline Maylor, Poet Laureate of Calgary

Sheri-D Wilson, poet & spoken word artist

Bradley Somer, author

Kelsey Attard, Managing Editor, Freehand Books

The 7th annual Scotiabank Giller Light Bash is organized by volunteers from Writers' Guild of Alberta,  Shelf Life Books and WordFest. Local literary personalities, graduate students, readers and young professionals will gather for a unique experience to watch the Giller Prize announcement and celebrate the world-class creativity and publishing skills of Alberta. Guess the Giller Contest, Amazing Raffle Prizes, Good Eats and More! Join in the excitement!

Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door.  

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