The North Words Writers Symposium is still taking registrations for this year’s event during May 27-30, and local residents may apply for scholarships for the full conference with the Skagway Arts Council (see above).
If you don’t have time for the whole conference, then consider attending individual session at a cost of $40 per session. Check out the schedule posted at and then contact Skagway CVB at 983-2854 or e-mail and find out what’s available the week of the conference.
The public is invited to the Faculty Reading at the National Park Service auditorium on Thursday, May 28 from 7 to about 9:30 p.m. This is the only free event open to the public during the symposium.
Keynote author Mary Roach will read along with guest Alaska authors Christine Byl, Seth Kantner, Leigh Newman, Don Readen, John Straley, Dana Stabenow, and Emily Wall.

– North Words