Festival Updates

Sometimes, programming details change after the Festival Program Guide is printed. Here is a summary of all changes to the lineup since August 1, 2017. This page will be updated weekly, and ticket buyers for affected events will be contacted directly.

Updates as of Friday, October 13, 2017:

Cancelled Events

Event #82: Mary Gaitskill in Conversation with Eleanor Wachtel has been cancelled. Ticket holders will be notified by box office.

New Events

Event #82: Pop-up Triptych now added to the lineup

Event #94: Margaret Atwood in Conversation with Hal Wake

Venue Changes

Event #3, Citizen Kid, is now at Waterfront Theatre (previously Studio 1398)

Event #4, Stormy Seas, is now at Studio 1398 (previously Waterfront Theatre)

Author Lineup Changes in Events

Event #1, Ed O’Loughlin, Michael Redhill, Eden Robinson, Michelle Winters will be appearing in this event

Event #26, Margriet Ruurs will replace Katie Smith Milway in this event

Event #38, Julia Pileggi will replace Johnny Trinh in this event

Event #53, Heather O’Neill will replace Pola Oloixarac in this event

Event #54, Dawn Dumont will no longer be appearing in this event

Event #70, Zoey Leigh Peterson will replace Dawn Dumont in this event

Event #75, Eliza Robertson will replace Jeff Lemire in this event

Event #78, Sarah de Leeuw will replace Mary Gaitskill in this event

Event #79: Jordan Abel and Ayelet Tsabari will replace Leanne Betasamosake Simpson and Ahmad Danny Ramadan in this event

Event #92: Zoey Leigh Peterson will replace Mary Gaitskill in this event

Authors No Longer Attending The Festival

Mary Gaitskill

Hannah Kent

Jeff Lemire

Pola Oloixarac