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This year's Writing North festival focuses on writers and their perseverance.

Writing North: Tenacity

An annual writers’ festival hosted by the Saskatchewan Writers’ Guild and the USask MFA in Writing Program


The Saskatchewan Writers’ Guild and the University of Saskatchewan’s MFA in Writing Program are pleased to present Writing North 12: Tenacity. Our theme this year focuses on writers and their perseverance, against all odds. 

Date: Jan. 27–29, 2022
Location: Online via Zoom

Free and open to the public

View the schedule and register online

Writing North is an annual festival for aspiring writers and anyone interested in writers and books. It features a keynote address and seminars on writing forms such as poetry, fiction and nonfiction.

This year’s featured writers include Di Brandt, Sharon Bala, Helen Humphreys and Helen Knott. Please consider supporting our writers by purchasing their books from their publishers or your favourite local book store—links available at our Virtual Book Table—or by checking them out of your local library.

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