2018 Festival

The 2018 NorthWords NWT Festival will take place in and around Yellowknife from May 30 through June 3. Throughout this 4-day festival participants, writers, visiting authors and community members will be able to take part in several events, workshops, and panels. Popular events such as the FLASH, BLUSH, and the annual Gala will return this year, as well as several topic-specific panel discussions, writing workshops for all ages, and mentorship.

13th Annual NorthWords NWT Writers Festival

Dates: May 31, 2018 – June 3, 2018
Locations: Yellowknife, Hay River, Fort Smith


2018 Festival Schedule


Learn about this years visitng authors


Download the Festival Poster


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