Marina Reid Hale

Marina Reid Hale can’t remember a time when she didn’t want to be a writer when she grew up (with the notable exception of a week in grade two when she wanted to be a dolphin). Now an Edmonton writer, spoken word poet, and educator, Marina’s work has been featured in Glass Buffalo magazine, NextFest, … More Marina Reid Hale

Equal Voice

Lana Cuthbertson is the chair of the Alberta North Chapter of Equal Voice and will be presenting: Representation. For an article representing her views on female politicians and their visibility on social media please see this article!  

Skirts A Fire

Skirts A fire HerArts Festival Edmonton’s only multidisciplinary arts festival celebrating and elevating the work of women will be sending entertainment representatives!

Jessica Heine

Jessica Heine (hi-na) is an Edmonton, Alberta, Canada based singer-songwriter. A fine arts graduate with a BMus in vocal performance, although she revels in singing classical music, her passion is folk music and storytelling through song. She has performed at The Edmonton Folk Music Festival and Medicine Hats Tongue on the Post Festival, has been a finalist … More Jessica Heine

Nermeen Youssef

Nermeen Youssef, one of the members of the 2016 Borderlines Writers Circle | Writers Guild of Alberta, will be joining us for the preshow authors’ panel. Nermeen Youssef is an Egyptian poet. Having spent her early childhood years in Germany and Russia, she finally returned to Egypt in the early nineties. Nermeen moved to Edmonton in August … More Nermeen Youssef

Asma Sayed

Asma Sayed, one of the members of 2016 Borderlines Writers Circle | Writers Guild of Alberta, will be joining us for the preshow authors’ panel. Asma Sayed is a writer, translator, and academic originally from India. She has published essays, fiction, creative nonfiction, and translations in various anthologies. She writes regularly about issues of social … More Asma Sayed