The Saskatchewan Festival of Words (established in 1996) is a registered charity and non-profit organization that holds an annual literary festival on the third weekend in July, with more than 50 events over 4 days, in and around historic downtown Moose Jaw. The festival showcases literary talent from all over Canada including many award winners.

Over the 4 days of the festival we have workshops for all ages, reading sessions, concerts, film, panel discussions, interviews, music, theatre, and even a slam poetry competition! Our year round programming includes the monthly Performers Café open mic night, Cineview series (independent and foreign film), musical performances, as well as workshops and author readings.
217 Main St. N
Moose Jaw, SK
S6H 0W1

Board of Directors

Glenda Julian, Chair

Meredith Hagel, Vice-Chair

Jean McIlrath

Kari Hennenfent

Glenda Julian

Dave Pelletier

Jean Surrat

Ash Hennenfent, Youth Advisor

Special Advisor to the Board

Robert Currie

Job Opening: Administrative Assistant

The Saskatchewan Festival of Words is seeking an Administrative Assistant with a passion for literature and the arts. The successful candidate is interested in working with the public, a creative thinker, and an active participant in a team-based, collaborative work environment.