Tenth Edition

Due to COVID-19 Pandemic
August 14 to 16, 2020
Delta Calgary South, Calgary, Alberta
August 14 to 16, 2020
There are
79 days
The Tenth Annual Edition of When Words Collide

Waiting List

When Words Collide has a very tight budget and all sales are final. However, if you cannot use one or more of the passes you bought you can enter your information below to place those passes in the available pool. Other people may then apply for available tickets. If your tickets are bought by someone else, you will receive a refund minus the non-refundable PayPal fees.

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Current Rates

Prices are in Canadian dollars. Ages are inclusive, so Youths are from their 13th birthday to the day before their 19th birthday.

Type Price Age Range
Child20 CAD8 up to 12
Youth35 CAD13 up to 18
Adult50 CAD19 and up
Banquet50 CADN/A
BanquetOnly50 CADN/A
Merchant100 CADN/A

Fill out one of the forms below for each person you wish to add to the waiting list.

Waiting List #1
Given Name
Family name
Badge Name
What town/city are you from?
What province/state are you from?
Your email address
Your web site URL
Are you primarily a...?  Author/Writer
Would you like to be added to our mailing list for regular updates? You must explicitly click Yes to receive updates. Yes No
Do you want your name to be visible on the online pass-holder list? Yes No
Select one pass type
(All values in CAD)
Adult ($)
Child (8-12) ($)
Student ($)
Senior ($)

Banquet tickets are sold out. Email info@whenwordscollide.org to get on the waiting list for banquet cancellations and no-shows.

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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?


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The current adult passholder rate is $50 CAD. Prices will increase on August 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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c/o The Sentry Box,
1835 - 10th Avenue SW,
Calgary, Alberta,
T3C 0K2, Canada.

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