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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

Chair: Kari Ruiter

Vice Chair: Meredith Hagel

Jean McIlrath

Glenda Julian

Shelley Ruecker

Angie Abdou

Lisa Fisher

Special Advisor to the Board

Robert Currie

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