Happy Holidays!


Save 10% on Festival Passes

The price for passes goes up January 1st. If you plan to attend in August, why wait? Over 40% of available 2018 passes have already been sold. Online registration and the downloadable mail-in form are at:

If you are unsure if you are already registered, check our online membership list at:
(Note that, if at time of registration you did not indicate to be listed, you will not be listed.)

Returning Past Guests

Past festival guests Will Ferguson and Mark Leslie Lefebvre have confirmed that they will be attending the festival in 2018.

Book Your Hotel Room

The Delta Calgary South is now able to accept online room bookings. Hint: Book early; the past 3 years the hotel has sold out well in advance of the booking deadline.

Journey Through The Ages Banquet

Roman Centurions. Japanese Samurai. British Druids. Our Saturday evening banquet will have a Journey Through the Ages theme. Dress from any period is welcome, but not required. Banquet tickets may be purchased at time of registration or separately using the same form.

Master Classes

Once again we will have a full slate of Master Classes by our festival guests. Classes for 2018 will be offered prior to and following the festival. Details TBA.
Your Feedback

The postmortem meeting for WWC 2017 is past and the organizers wish to thank those who provided feedback. We can, however, consider feedback at any time. If you wish to comment on something you particularly liked or disliked, or have suggestions for future festival guests or content, please let us know:

New podcasts added: 2017 Keynote talk by Guy Gavriel Kay and Mark Leslie as well as the Live Action Slush Early Bird Edition. Find this and all WWC festival podcasts at:

News & Notes Archive
This and past newsletters can be found at::

What's Happening
Owl's Nest Books Events

Wed Jan 31 - AWCS Open Mic
and many more signings, readings, and book discussions listed at:
Writers in the House, January 27 & 28

Join Calgary area writers for a weekend of writing at the Delta Calgary South Fireside Room. Drop by any time between 11 a.m. and 11 p.m. on Sat and Sun for social writing.

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