2017 Guests
Jennifer Estep
Will Ferguson
Sam Hiyate
C.C. Humphreys
Guy Gavriel Kay


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Aurora Award Winner

Mutiple winner of the Aurora Award for best volunteer-run organization.

October Board Meeting

The October board meeting has been rescheduled to October 16th at the usual place.

Open for Business

Our website has been updated for next year. There may be some remaining construction debris, so if you find something that doesn't make sense or doesn't work, please e-mail us at info@whenwordscollide.org. Thanks!

Another One Bites the Dust

A thunderous thank you to everyone who made this year's festival a huge success: organizers, volunteers, presenters, pass holders, and sponsors. We are thrilled to announce that When Words Collide also received on Saturday night this year's Aurora Award for best organization. Join the post-festival discussion on Facebook.

We hope to have the web site updated for our 2017 festival by the end of the month and will send out information regarding registration and hotel booking in the September newsletter. If you are not receiving the newsletter, you can sign up for our mailing list at the bottom of the left side menu or visit our newsletter archive by clicking on View Newsletters.