Winnipeg International Writers Festival 2018
Starting today and running for 9 days at locations all around our city, Thin Air 2018, the Winnipeg International Writers Festival brings book lovers and book writers alike together for learning, sharing and inspiration.
Featuring up-and-coming authors, Internationally renowned award-winners and more, there’s something for every type of reader in the diverse schedule which can be found here.
On Saturday, September 22nd alone, the schedule features both Unsettling Our Stories (an effort of literary decolonizing) and the launch of ndncountry! the Voices in the Circle project that is the gathering of new writing by Indigenous writers from across Canada edited by Katharena Vermette and Warren Cariou.
University of Manitoba’s Centre For Creative Writing and Oral Culture’s fall writer-in-residence Tristan Hughes will be appearing at the festival and was a guest on UMFM’s Your Campus Today and Turning Pages. You can hear him discuss his novel Hummingbird on the station’s Soundcloud page and look for more interviews with Thin Air authors throughout the festival.