• July 12 - 15 2018

    in beautiful Nelson, B.C.

Join us for EMLF 2018

One of Canada’s 10 greatest literary festivals.
Arguably one of the most beautiful lit fest locales going. ~ Toronto Star, 2016

Support EMLF

Help make this year’s festival the most successful yet with a generous donation, small or large.

The Elephant Mountain Literary Festival in Nelson, B.C.

Saturday Night Live! crowd enjoys Marhsa Lederman interviewing Fred Stenson at the 2017 fest. Will Johnson photo.

We’re 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 with a line-up of readings and discussion panels to engage, inspire, and entertain.

The Elephant Mountain Literary Festival Local Authors Book Table on Friday night is now fully subscribed.

Buy Tickets

Get a Gold Pass for the entire Festival or individual tickets for just those program items you’re able to attend.


The 2018 Elephant Mountain Literary Festival Gold Pass

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