North Words Writers Symposium

SKAGWAY, Alaska, United States


Details
May 29 - Jun 1, 2019

Conference

APPLICATION DEADLINE:May 15, 2019
TUITION / COST:$375
SCHOLARSHIP:Available
Local scholarship through Skagway Arts Council. Inquire about any others.

CONTACT: Jeff Brady
PHONE: (907) 973-2354
EMAIL: northwordsinfo@gmail.com
WEBSITE: http://nwwriterss.com

"Exploring the Frontiers of Language," the North Words Writers Symposium welcomes all to an intimate setting with just 40 participants engaging with authors in a spectacular Alaska setting.

Join 2019 keynote author Susan Orlean and our faculty of Alaska-NW authors for three days of panel discussions, writing workshops, readings, and adventure in Skagway, Alaska.

Symposium events include a ride on the White Pass & Yukon Railroad to the Laughton Glacier Trailhead for a day of exploring and writing at the Laughton cabin, and a barbecue with live music at Alderworks Writers & Artists Retreat in Dyea. The opening reception, closing banquet with our keynote speaker, and a few other meals are also included.

Get tips from working writers during one-on-one faculty consultations. Sign up for a half hour session with our amazing Alaskan authors at registration. No extra charge!

College credit is available through the University of Alaska Southeast. See details on website.


Faculty

Featured Writers Include:

2019 Keynote Author: Susan Orlean (The Library Book, The Orchid Thief, Rin Tin Tin, The Bullfigher Checks Her Makeup)

Alaska-NW Authors: Ernestine Hayes, John Evison, Emily Wall, Don Rearden, Nancy Lord, Terrence Cole


Genres

Poetry, Fiction, Creative nonfiction


Location

AB Hall - Broadway
PO Box 1236
SKAGWAY
Alaska, United States
99840-1236



North Words Writers Symposium

Greetings from beautiful Skagway, Alaska!

We invite you to converge here in late May with a community of writers in search of inspiration and refreshment under the midnight sun. The Symposium offers solid craftwork, thoughtful discussion and experiences that will last a life time.

Sponsored by Skagway Development Corporation with generous support from the Municipality of Skagway, Skagway Book Co/Alderworks Alaska LLC, White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad, Taku Graphics/Shorefast Editions, Skagway Public Library, John Straley, Alaska Seaplanes, and The Historic Skagway Inn.