Fall Programming

Hamilton: A Celebration in Stories

Celebrating Canada 150, gritLIT is proud to present readings, interviews and a writing workshop celebrating local authors, themes and indigenous culture.

Featuring: Shannon Bramer, Daniel Coleman, Sally Cooper, Cherie Dimaline, Krista Foss, Lee Maracle, John Terpstra, Zoe Whittall. Event will take place on Sunday, October 22 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Staircase Theatre.

Tickets: $7 Mainstage Events, $15 Writing Workshop, $20 Booklovers Pass, $25 Writers Pass (limited availability). View the full program and ticket options.

Supported by City of Hamilton Canada 150 Fund.


Alice Zorn at Westdale Library

Montreal author and proud former-Hamiltonian Alice Zorn reads from her novel Five Roses, a 2017 OLA Evergreen Award Finalist.

Takes place on Tuesday, October 24 at 7:00 p.m., Westdale Library.

Tickets: Donations Accepted at Door


Rust and Bone with Craig Davidson

Craig Davidson joins gritLIT and the Hamilton Film Festival for a screening of Rust and Bone, based on his novel of the same name, followed by a discussion about turning books into film, his writing process and his memoir, Precious Cargo. Hosted by Annette Hamm from CHCH TV.

Takes place on Sunday, November 12 at 1:30 p.m., Zoetic Theatre.

Tickets: $15. Purchase your ticket here.

Partner event with HFF.