On Saturday, November 25th, Yellowknife’s Visitor Centre will be hosting a special Book Fair event set up by the Northwords group.
NorthWords NWT is a major supporter of NWT authors. They work to foster the careers of both emerging and established northern writers by offering workshops, mentorships, opportunities to read their work and hosting events where they can share the stage with established Canadian authors.
This weekend’s Northern Book Fair will see many prominent authors in attendance. The authors who will be present include;
– Jay Bulckaert & Erika Nyyssonen – King Warrior
– Megan Wood – The Naidisbo and The Rusalka
– Sarah Kalnay Watson & Myranda Bolstad – If the Northern Lights Could Speak
– Lana de Bastiani & Megan Cooper – Nick the Northern Special & The Fox and My Boot
– Amber Henry – A Ptarmigan in a Birch Tree, The Becoming and Northern Princess
– Laurie Sarkadi – My Free Trip to Santa Fe
– Pat Kane – Here is Where We Shall Stay
– Bonita Nowell – My Mother’s Legacy
– Amber O’Reilly – Boussole franche, Annie et Tom du lundi au vendredi
– Isis Essery – I Love You More Than the North is Vast
– Jessie Wilson – Gabby the Magic Poodle
Guests are encouraged to bring in their copies of the authors’ books for autographs.