The 4th annual Elephant Mountain Literary Festival is a big-hearted event in a small-town setting. A readers’ and writers’ festival named for the mountain that overlooks beautiful Nelson, British Columbia, EMLF brings in outstanding Canadian authors and presenters while celebrating our exceptional local talent.
Whether returning for another memorable literary experience or new to the Fest, you’ll want to get ready for a great weekend with air conditioned venues and improved sound, and a line-up of readings and discussion panels to engage, inspire, and entertain.
100-Mile Gala on Friday, July 10 at 7:30 pm
A Festival favourite, we pair local talent with BC wines for an evening of literary libations and a very good time.
Creatively yours: the panel discussions on Saturday, July 11
We put visiting authors and presenters with local artists and thinkers for engaging discussions of all aspects of the creative process.
All-Star Reading on Saturday, July 11 at 7:30 pm
What do Marina Endicott, Bob Bossin, and Kate Pullinger have in common? They’re sharing their brilliance on the Capitol Theatre stage in one unforgettable evening.
Pick and choose your event tickets, or buy a Gold Pass to the whole shebang! It’s going to be an unforgettable weekend.
The 2015 Elephant Mountain Literary Festival offers a gloriously diverse lineup of events, authors, and courses.
Purchase a pass that gets you access to all festival events.
Purchase tickets to the different events that we offer.