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NorthWords Writers Festival

June 19th, 2020 to June 28th, 2020

NorthWords Writers Festival will be hosted online from June 19 to June 28, 2020 with 10 live workshops and panel discussions, and 12 on-demand readings and storytelling.

This year’s lineup includes 2017 Governor General's Literary Award, David A. Robertson; 2016 Governor General’s Academic Medalist, Jesse Thistle; poet and author of three memoirs on mental illness, Leif Gregersen; award-winning writer and editor Niigaanwewidam James Sinclair; and poet and former editor of the literary journal, Event, Calvin Wharton. NWT authors Richard Van Camp, Tunchai Redvers and Catherine Lafferty, along with many others, will join the festival and contribute their unique stories and voices from their northern perspective.

The full festival line-up and program are now live on Registrations will be available on NorthWords Festival website.