• 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

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.

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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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