Schedule of Events

Yellowknife

Thursday, May 31, 2018

Brown Bag Lunch & Readings

12:00 pm to 1 pm;
YK Centre Boardroom
MC Annelies Pool

Opening Celebration & Family Fish Fry

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm;
Baker Centre
Everyone welcome

FLASH: Your 3 Minutes of Fame

7:30 pm – 10:30 pm;
Baker Centre
MC Myranda Bolstad


Friday, June 1, 2018

Poetry, Painting & Photography: An Exploration of Ekphrastic Poetry with Kim Fahner

2:30 pm – 4:30 pm;
Library Meeting Room
Fee:$30 ($35 non-members)*

Panel Discussion: Selling Your Story How to Dodge the Slush Pile

4:00 pm – 5:30 pm;
YK Centre Boardroom Moderator Matthew Mallon

13th NorthWords Gala & Silent Auction

8:00 pm;
Explorer Hotel – Katimavik A&B
MC Loren McGinnis
Admission $20*


Saturday, June 2, 2018

Panel Discussion: The Power of Fiction

10:00 am – 11:30 am;
Room 1 UNW Building
Meaghan Wholberg (Moderator)

Publishing North of 60: Advice for Writers, Editors, & Entrepreneurs

10 am -11:30 am;
Room 3 UNW Building
Neil Christopher
Fee $30 ($35 non-members)*

Triple Threat Book Launch & Signing

11:30 am – 1:00 pm;
Room 2 UNW Building

How to Design Characters & Create Conflict in the Stories of Your Dreams. A Workshop for Youth

1:00 pm – 2:30 pm;
Room 1 UNW Building
Richard VanCamp
Open to youth under 21 years of age

Panel Discussion: Poetry in the Modern World

1:00 pm– 2:30 pm;
Room 3 UNW Building
Moderator Robyn Stewart

Panel Discussion: Adapting Indigenous Stories to Print

3:00 pm – 4:30 pm;
Room 2 UNW Building
Moderator Paul Andrew

BLUSH: An Evening of Erotica & Sensuality

8:00 pm; Explorer Hotel – Katimavik A&B
MC Robyn Stewart
Admission: $20*


Sunday, June 3, 2018

Make ’em Laugh: Thinking & Talking About Humour & Writing

9:30 am–11:30 am;
Room 1 UNW Building
Terry Fallis
Fee $30 ($35 non-members)*

A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words: Graphic Story Telling

10:00 am – 11:30 am;
Room 3 UNW Building
Richard VanCamp, Alison McCreesh
Fee $30 ($35 non-members)*

Panel Discussion: Writing for Young Readers

10:00 am – 11:30 am;
Room 2 UNW Building
Moderator Robyn Stewart

Finding your Voice

12:30 pm – 2:00 pm;
Room 1 UNW Building
Lee Maracle
Fee $30 ($35 non-members)*

Closing Event Between the Pages: Authors Share Their Inspiration

2:00 pm – 3:30 pm;
Room 2 UNW Building

One on One Mentoring

See authors and schedule on our website

*You can purchase advance tickets or register for a workshop or mentorship at the Yellowknife Book Cellar anytime after May 7th.

Fort Smith

Join Northwords NWT for a brown bag lunch in Fort Smith with readings by award-winning novelist Terry Fallis, poet Kim Fahner, and winner of the 2018 Northwords price, Amelie Aubrey Smith.

Thursday, May 31, 2018
Northern Life Museum
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm

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Hay River

Join Northwords NWT for a brown bag lunch in Hay River with readings and presentations from celebrated Vancouver-born author and activist Lee Maracle and award-winning Dene television producer, director and writer Raymond Yakeleya of Tulita.

Thursday, May 31, 2018
NWT Centennial Library
12:00 pm

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