North Words Writers Symposium

SKAGWAY, Alaska, United States


Details
May 25 - May 28, 2022

Conference

APPLICATION DEADLINE:May 15, 2022
TUITION / COST:$395
SCHOLARSHIP:Available
AWP grantees welcome. Local scholarship through Skagway Arts Council.

CONTACT: Jeff Brady
PHONE: (907) 983-3188
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 this year's faculty of Alaska-NW authors for four days of panel discussions, writing workshops, readings, and adventure in Skagway, Alaska. We are planning a safe in-person 2022 event.

Symposium events include activities such as hiking and writing workshops, a barbecue with live music at Alderworks Writers & Artists Retreat in Dyea; and a keynote banquet in a show garden.

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

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


Faculty

Featured Writers Include:

2022 Keynote Author: Tommy Orange (There There)

Alaska-NW Authors: Heather Lende (Alaska Writer Laureate), Kim Heacox, Tina Ontiveros, Hank Lentfer, M Jackson, Laureli Ivanoff, Nicole Stellon-O’Donnell


Genres

Poetry, Fiction, Creative nonfiction, Playwriting, Screenwriting


Location

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



North Words Writers Symposium

Greetings from beautiful Skagway, Alaska!

Join our 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 lifetime.

Sponsored by Skagway Development Corporation with generous support from the Municipality of Skagway, Skagway Traditional Council, Skagway Book Co/Alderworks Alaska LLC, White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad, Shorefast Editions, Skagway Public Library, Packer Expeditions, Burro Creek Waterfall Lodge, Alaska Seaplanes, Alaska Fjordlines, and The Historic Skagway Inn.