Schedule of Events

You can purchase advance tickets or register for a workshop and the one-to-one mentoring sessions at the Yellowknife Book Cellar starting May 16.

All events are open to the public. Admission is by donation unless otherwise indicated. NorthWords members receive a 10% discount on all admission and workshop fees.

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Thursday, June 2, 2016

Tales, Tattoos, and Tunes (Brown Bag Lunch)
12 noon – 1 pm
Yellowknife Book Cellar
MC: Jacq Brass
Shane Turgeon, Laura Sarkadi, Anthony Foliot, and Amber O’Reilly

Festival Opening and Family BBQ book icon 2

5 pm– 6:30 pm BBQ
Baker Community Centre
Meet and mingle with our guest authors

FLASH: Your 3 Minutes of Fame open mike icon 2
8 pm– 11 pm
Top Knight (cash bar)
All ages welcome until 10 pm
MC: Myranda Bolstad
Annelies Pool, Shane Turgeon, Teva Harrison, Carol Daniels,
Marcus Jackson, Derrick La Saga, Miranda Currie, Amber O’Reilly,
Batiste Foisy, and YOU!

Friday, June 3, 2016

Split in Three (Brown Bag Lunch)
12 noon – 1 pm; Yellowknife Book Cellar
MC: Cara Bryant
Craig Davidson, Nick Cutter and Patrick Lestewka

11th NorthWords Festival Gala book icon 2
8 pm
Explorer Hotel, Katimavik Rooms

Admission: $10.00 (cash bar)
MC: Shelagh Rogers, Host of the CBC Radio program “The Next Chapter”
Lawrence Hill, Craig Davidson, Miranda Hill, Annelies Pool,
Shane Turgeon, Carol Daniels, Teva Harrison

Saturday, June 4, 2016

Panel Discussion
From Page to Screen: The Visual Story
10 am–11:30 am
Katimavik Rooms
Moderator: Loren McGinnis
Lawrence Hill, Craig Davidson, Richard Van Camp,and the Artless Collective

Signings with Sizzle
12 noon – 1 pm
Yellowknife Book Cellar
Enjoy a BBQ and get your book signed

Pop Culture in a Political World
1:30 pm – 3 pm
Katimavik Rooms
Moderator: Laurie Sarkadi
Teva Harrison, Shane Turgeon, and Richard Van Camp

Panel Discussion
Identity in Writing
3:30 pm – 5 pm
Explorer Hotel, Katimavik Rooms
Moderator: Loren McGinnis
Lawrence Hill, Craig Davison, Carol Daniels, Patti-Kay Hamilton,
and Nick Sibbeston

BLUSH: An Evening of Erotica and Sensuality book icon 2open mike icon 2
8 pm – 11 pm
Explorer Hotel, Katimavik Rooms (cash bar)
Admission: $10.00 (includes dessert)
MC: Gail Cyr
Lawrence Hill, Shane Turgeon, Miranda Hill, Annelies Pool,
Carol Daniels, Teva Harrison, Craig Davidson, Richard Van Camp,
Miranda Currie, Batiste Foisy, Patti-Kay Hamilton, Derrick La Sa, Jacq Brass, and YOU!

Sunday, June 5, 2015

Bringing out Your Inner Monster: hand pen
Building Suspense and Fear in Fiction
with Craig Davidson as Nick Cutter
10 am – 11:30 am
Explorer Hotel, Katimavik Rooms
Fee: $30.00
Register at the Yellowknife Book Cellar

Panel Discussion
What Unites Us –The Heroine
10 am – 11:30 am
Explorer Hotel, Katimavik Rooms
Moderator: Patti-Kay Hamilton
Miranda Hill, Annelies Pool, Teva Harrison, and Carol Daniels

Lunch with Lawrence Hill
How Race and Identity Shaped My Writing
12 noon to 1:30 pm; Explorer Hotel, Katimavik Rooms
Tickets: $45 ($40 before May 21)*
MC: Loren McGinnis

On Writing your Personal Memoir with Teva Harrison hand pen
2 pm – 4 pm
Explorer Hotel, Katimavik Rooms
Fee: $30.00
Register at the Yellowknife Book Cellar

One on One Mentoring
See authors schedule (coming soon)
Fee: $30.00
Register at the Yellowknife Book Cellar

Open Mike Event open mike icon 2
Northwords NWT Signature Event book icon 2
Writers Workshop hand pen