October 9-14, 2007
Banff-Calgary International Writers Festival is a six-day literary festival that takes place annually in the Calgary, Banff and the Bow Valley region. The Festival attracts more than 12,000 individuals each year and is considered amongst the top three literary Festivals in Canada. WordFest features more than 75 writers from the local, national and international stage and hosts more than 65 events.
The Vancouver International Writers & Readers Festival presents 61 events with writers from around the world from October 16-21, 2007 on Granville Island.
The International Festival of Authors
International Readings at Harbourfront
October 17-27, 2007
IFOA was inaugurated in 1980 with a mandate to bring together the best writers of contemporary world literature and includes readings, interviews, lectures and round table discussions as well as public book signings and a festival bookstore. The IFOA also presents a number of special events including readings by Scotiabank Giller Prize and Governor General’s Literary Awards finalists, as well as and the highly anticipated awarding of the Harbourfront Festival Prize.