North Words Writers Symposium

SKAGWAY, Alaska, United States


Details
May 30 - Jun 2, 2018

Conference

APPLICATION DEADLINE:May 30, 2018
TUITION / COST:$375
SCHOLARSHIP:None Available

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 2018 keynote author Pico Iyer 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:

2018 Keynote Author: Pico Iyer (The Art of Stillness, The Open Road, The Global Soul)

Alaska-NW Authors: Ernestine Hayes, Willy Vlautin, Frank Soos, Ray Troll, Colleen Mondor, Emily Wall.


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 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, Alaska Seaplanes, The Historic Skagway Inn, and the Westmark Inn Skagway.