klyde broox

Klyde Broox

Klyde Broox is an internationally seasoned, multiple award-winning, Hamilton, Ontario, based Jamaicanborn and developed dubpoet. He won a 1992 University

Guelph Comedy Festival

The Guelph Comedy Festival is teaming up with Hillside for another fantastic and hilarious year! GCF is celebrating its 10th

Coral Andrews

Coral Andrews

Coral Andrews is a Kitchener, Ontario-based writer whose byline has appeared in many publications for over four decades including national magazines

Scott Wicken

Scott Wicken is a seasoned singer/songwriter/spoken word artist based in Waterloo, Ontario. His songs/poems are lyrically dense and move from

Tyson Remers

Author of the original Epic Fantasy Novel, ‘The Shaman’s Daughter’, Tyson Remers, will be reading an excerpt from the book


Champa is an Indo-Canadian emcee and spoken word poet based in Southern Ontario. Known for his sharp metaphors, vivid imagery,

Clarence Cachagee

Clarence Cachagee will be speaking on the Sun Stage about the work of Crow Shield Lodge and the need for

Carlos Morgan

Solroc Music recording artist Carlos Morgan, is a multi award winning talented singer, songwriter, producer and performer, poised to break

Nour Hadidi

Nour Hadidi is standup comic and writer. She has appeared at Just For Laughs, Winnipeg Comedy Festival, Kevin Hart’s LOL

Melissa Brizuela

Melissa Brizuela (she/her) is known to draw endless Venn diagrams between places, foods, and friends, then colour in the spaces

Emily Urquhart

Co-presented with Eden Mills Writers’ Festival Emily Urquhart is a folklorist and writer based in Kitchener, Ontario. She will read

Braeden Etienne

Braeden Etienne (he/them) is a lot of things. It depends who they’re talking to. Braeden’s comedy and poetry has been

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