Grand Marais Art Colony, Grand Marais, Minnesota Special Events
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North Shore Readers and Writers Festival

November 2 - 5, 2017

Registration for the North Shore Readers and Writers Festival is now open!
The Art of Reading and Writing

The North Shore Readers and Writers Festival locates, celebrates, and fosters the literary arts and engagement with the written word.

Readers, writers, and book professionals will all find a multitude of opportunities through which to learn and engage, including classes, readings, panel discussions, and more.
Registration Timeline
June 21 - 27 | Full Festival Pass Registration ONLY
June 28 - October 26 | Ala Carte and Full Festival Pass Registration

More than 25 authors and book professionals will be joining us in November for classes, craft seminars, author talks, and special events.

Festival Authors and Book Professionals:

Erik Anderson, Mary Casanova, Sharon Chmielarz, Tim Cochrane, Lily Coyle, Staci Drouillard, Katie Dublinski, Chris Fischbach, Peter Geye, Diane Glancy, William Green, Emily Hamilton, Patricia Hampl, Erin Hart, William Kent Krueger, Julie Landsman, Lise Lunge-Larsen, Shoshanna Matney, Ann Regan, Kathryn Savage, Sun Yung Shin, Nina Simonowicz, Moheb Soliman, Faith Sullivan, Bart Sutter, Kari Vick, and Kao Kalia Yang.

Exhibit Hall Booths:

A full exhibit hall will be populated by presses, book professionals and booths including:
Beaver's Pond Press, Coffee House Press, Drury Lane Bookstore, Grand Marais Public Library, Graywolf Press, Hamline University's Creative Writing Programs, Lake Superior Writers, Minnesota Historical Society Press, Red Bird Chapbooks, University of Minnesota Press, and Water~Stone Review.

Festival Sponsors:

Ann Possis, in support of the Cook County Great Place Project
Beaver's Pond Press
Best Western Superior Inn and Suites
Coffee House Press
Drury Lane Bookstore
Grand Marais Public Library
Graywolf Press
Lake Superior Writers
Minnesota Historical Society Press
North Shore Visitor
Red Bird Chapbooks
University of Minnesota Press
Water~Stone Review

Click the link HERE to download the full registration packet and call us today to sign up!

This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.

2017 Festival Registration Packet

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