April 14th 2018 09:30 PM - April 14th 2018 10:30 PM

Words and Music: Mainstage event with Ron Sexsmith and Tom Wilson

8.00 - 10.00
150 King Street East, Hamilton, ON, Canada

Words and Music: Mainstage event with Ron Sexsmith and Tom Wilson


On April 14th, two of Canada’s most successful songwriters, Tom Wilson and Ron Sexsmith, sit down with Jamie Tennant from CFMU Radio on the gritLIT main stage. Join them for a lively conversation about finding inspiration, the creative process and the challenges of storytelling – on the stage and on the page. Featuring readings from Sexsmith’s Deer Life, a wicked fairy tale of witchcraft, bullying, and revenge, and Wilson’s memoir, Beautiful Scars: Steeltown Secrets, Mohawk Skywalkers, and the Road Home

About gritLIT

gritLIT is Hamilton’s annual literary festival, a four-day celebration of Canadian authors. Since its inception in 2004, the festival has built a reputation with readers in the Golden Horseshoe as a place to get “up close and personal” with their favourite authors and to discover new voices.

Interested in attending the full weekend? Festival passes are one of the best deals going, allowing you to attend our 14 mainstage events at less than half the cost. Purchase your weekend pass here!


Ticket Information

Please note that your tickets will be email to you and attached as a PDF upon successfully registering for this event. In the event that you have either not received your confirmation email, cannot find the confirmation email, or used an incorrect email address, please contact the organizer.

All ticket holders will receive an email notification reminder 24-48 hours prior to the event's start date (this does not imply particular sessions, just the event). Your tickets will also be attached to this email.

It's encouraged to save your tickets to your phone by downloading them or taking a screenshot, however you may also print your tickets before arriving to the event.