• Elephant Mountain Literary Festival

    July 7th – 10th 2016 Nelson, BC

A banner year in 2016!

Oh, what a great festival we have for you: more days, more events, more opportunities for literary inspiration.

Our 2016 roster includes J.B. McKinnon (100-mile Diet, The Once and Future World), author and naturalist Richard Cannings (British Columbia: A Natural History), novelist Caroline Adderson (Ellen in Pieces), creative memoirist Grant Lawrence (The Lonely End of the Rink), poet and funnyman Bill Richardson (The First Little Bastard to Call Me Gramps), naturalist and biographer Briony Penn (The Real Thing: the Natural History of Ian McTaggart Cowan), and celebrated jazz chanteuse and children’s book author Jill Barber.

One of Canada’s greatest Literary Festivals. Arguably one of the most beautiful lit fest locales going.
~ The Toronto Star, April 16, 2016

The 5th annual Elephant Mountain Literary Festival, July 7 – 10, 2016, 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 with a line-up of readings and discussion panels to engage, inspire, and entertain.

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