“My Very First Reading”

Saturday, October 1, 2016 at 5:30 pm

Ever wished you could go back and be in the audience when your favourite author performed their work for the first time? This just may be your chance! These writers may not have read their work to an audience before, but there’s a first time for everything. Open mic slots available – you won’t find a more supportive audience anywhere.

Image credit: Sarah-Jane Edis

I Feel Like a Woman


Friday, September 30, 2016
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Man! I feel like a woman! A reading and Q&A about the wide range of experiences associated with being a 'woman writer'.

Poetry Lunch

Saturday, October 1, 2016
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Grab a bite to eat. Listen to some poets speak.

Late Night Readings: The Minotaur Under My Bed

Thursday, September 29, 2016
10:30 pm - 12:00 am

The Late Night Readings are everyone's favourite NYWF institution! Pull up a bean bag and get cosy.

Women of History

Sunday, October 2, 2016
8:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Women from the history books take to the stage in this unmissable reading event slash dress up party!