Tenth Edition

and Canvention 40
August 14 to 16, 2020
Delta Calgary South, Calgary, Alberta
August 14 to 16, 2020
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Canvention 40
The Tenth Annual Edition of When Words Collide

Feedback - How Did We Do?

Please help us make next year’s festival even better by answering this short, anonymous questionnaire. Thank you!

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How did you hear about us?
Which program panel or event did you enjoy the most?
Which program panel or event did you enjoy the least?
Who would you like to see as a future festival guest?
If we host a banquet like this year, would you participate? Yes
Did you volunteer to help with this year's festival?? Yes
Would you be interested in volunteering to help with future festivals? Yes

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When Words Collide is a festival for readers, writers, artists and publishers of commercial and literary fiction, including genre, YA, children's books, and poetry. Would you like to know more?

21 days until the next price increase

Registration is 78.4% full

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The current adult passholder rate is $45 CAD. Prices will increase on May 1st. You can register online, use our registration form or, in Calgary, stop in at The Sentry Box at 1835 - 10th Avenue SW to purchase your pass.

If we are sold out in advance, passes will not be available at the door.

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When Words Collide,
c/o The Sentry Box,
1835 - 10th Avenue SW,
Calgary, Alberta,
T3C 0K2, Canada.

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