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Wordstock Sudbury is Northern Ontario’s premier literary festival for readers, writers and lovers of words.

11th Edition November 1st - 3rd:

About Us

Wordstock Sudbury Literary Festival is an intimate three-day celebration of the literary arts. The festival features some of Canada’s most celebrated authors, poets, playwrights, and songwriters. Wordstock Sudbury creates opportunities for vital conversations that challenge assumptions, explore diverse perspectives, and use critical thinking—all through a literary lens. Established in 2013 to support and promote the love of reading and writing in Northern Ontario, it continues to grow.

Our Events

Wordstock Sudbury Literary Festival presents an annual 3-day festival every November, as well as regular literary events throughout the year.

Our Upcoming Events

NewGen Poetry Workshop

June 22 @ 10:00 am - August 11 @ 3:00 pm

Tickets are available here: https://www.zeffy.com/en-CA/ticketing/87ab66bc-3c79-4ab7-a5b7-7706c362835b

Event Timing: June 22nd-23rd & August 10th-11th
Event Address: The ParkSide Centre, (@YMCA Sudbury), 140 Durham Street 

In collaboration with Britta Badour and Tyler Pennock, Wordstock Sudbury is offering a two-weekend workshop series for emerging poets aged 18-30. Both weekends, the sessions will run on View Full Details

Media Announcement 2024

June 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

This event will mark the first release of featured authors for the upcoming fall festival, which will take place from November 1st to 3rd at Place des Arts. 

The event will be held at the Greater Sudbury Public Library Main Branch on Thursday, June View Full Details


Thank you to all of our sponsors who allow Wordstock Sudbury to continue being an engaging, vibrant literary festival. If you wish to learn more about any of our sponsors, select the logos below to visit their websites.

All sponsor images below link to external sites.

Publisher Sponsors

Financial Decisions logo

Poet Sponsors

Journal Printing logo
Vianet logo

Editor Sponsors

Sudbury Writer Guild logo

Reader Sponsors

Kim Fahner
Kim Fahner
Rosanna Battigelli
Rosanna Battigelli

Media Sponsor

CBC logo

Government Funders

Great City of Sudbury logo
Canadian Heritage logo

Community Partners

Greater Sudbury Public Library logo