Calgary

WURST

2437 4th Street SW

5:30 PM TO
10:00 PM

TICKETS $15 IN ADVANCE AND AT THE DOOR


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

Kelsey Attard, Managing Editor of Freehand Books                                                     

Shelley Youngblut, Interim General Director, Wordfest

Derek Beaulieu, Calgary's Poet Laureate

Deborah Willis, author of Governor General Award nominated Vanishing and Other Stories

 Nick Thran, Poet, Calgary Distinguished Writer-in-Residence

The 6th 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 at the door.  

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