• Keynote: Writing in a Dangerous Time
    Online Event
    Jul. 07, 7:00 p.m.
    Online Event
    with Cheryl Foggo Co-sponsor with Nelson Public Library (co-promotion) 60 mins including introduction, talk, Q & A By donation
  • Blue Pencil Sessions with Jenna Butler
    Online July 8/9 Individual Times Scheduled
    Jul. 08, 10:00 a.m.
    Online July 8/9 Individual Times Scheduled
    Get one on one feedback on pre-submitted writing (poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction) with Jenna Butler
  • Blue Pencil Sessions with Anne DeGrace
    Online July 8/9 Individual Times Scheduled
    Jul. 08, 10:00 a.m.
    Online July 8/9 Individual Times Scheduled
    Get one on one feedback on 2,500 words of pre-submitted writing (fiction and creative nonfiction) with author and editor Anne DeGrace
  • Craft Talk: Writing for Children and Youth
    Online Event
    Jul. 08, 5:00 p.m.
    Online Event
    Join celebrated author of books for babies, kids, and teens Richard Van Camp for a talk about the art and process of writing books for youth! The event will include a talk and a Q&A with Richard.
  • Celebrating Local
    Online Event
    Jul. 08, 7:00 p.m.
    Online Event
    Enjoy an evening of readings and (at home) wine pairings with some of our finest local authors, Pat Henman, Shayna Jones, Zaynab Mohammed and Rayya Leibich.
  • Alumni Reading
    Online Event
    Jul. 09, 7:00 p.m.
    Online Event
    Join three authors from our very first festival: Lisa Moore, John Vaillant, and Fred Wah
  • Comics Workshop
    Online Event
    Jul. 10, 9:00 a.m. – Jul. 11, 12:00 p.m.
    Online Event
    Learn how to create narratives from personal experience through comics. This worshop runs Saturday and Sunday from 9am to noon.
  • Nature Writing Workshop
    Online Event
    Jul. 10, 9:00 a.m. – Jul. 11, 12:00 p.m.
    Online Event
  • Play Writing Workshop
    Online Event
    Jul. 10, 9:00 a.m. – Jul. 11, 12:00 p.m.
    Online Event
  • Poetry Workshop
    Online Event
    Jul. 10, 9:00 a.m. – Jul. 11, 12:00 p.m.
    Online Event
  • Panel: Publishers Round Table
    Online Event
    Jul. 10, 2:00 p.m.
    Online Event
    Join publishers from across Canada to discuss the state of the industry and how it's changing during this past year
  • Panel: Writing in a Dangerous Time
    Online Event
    Jul. 10, 3:00 p.m.
    Online Event
  • Panel: Making Comics in a Dangerous Time
    Online Event
    Jul. 10, 4:00 p.m.
    Online Event
  • All-Star Reading
    Online Event
    Jul. 10, 7:00 p.m.
    Online Event
    Join Clem Martini, Cheryl Foggo, Jenna Butler and Richard Van Camp for an evening of readings and conversation with CBC NXNW host Sheryl McKay
  • Carver Award & Workshop Open Mic
    Online Event
    Jul. 11, 2:00 p.m.
    Online Event
    Join us to enjoy the work of our workshop participants, socialize and celebrate our 10th anniversary closing weekend!