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Susan Orlean will keynote 10th annual North Words

Susan Orlean will keynote 10th annual North Words

Photo: Susan Orlean for Grub Street / New York Magazine   North Words Writers Symposium May 29-June 1, 2019 Skagway, Alaska Despite writing four bestsellers and garnering a slew of accolades, one of the first questions I want to ask best-selling author Susan Orlean...

Bestselling author Pico Iyer is new keynote for 2018 North Words

Bestselling author Pico Iyer is new keynote for 2018 North Words

North Words Writers Symposium May 30-June 2, 2018 Skagway, Alaska Visionary author Pico Iyer, known for insightful travel books and talks around the world, will be the new keynote for the 2018 North Words Writers Symposium in Skagway, Alaska May 30-June 2. Iyer will...

Bestselling author Susan Orlean heads lineup for 2018 North Words

North Words Writers Symposium May 30-June 2, 2018 Skagway, Alaska Burning curiosity and high enthusiasm are desirable attributes for any fine writer, but when it comes to New York Times bestselling author Susan Orlean, these qualities combine with skill, eye for...

North Words Writers Symposium May 25-28, 2016

Press Release North Words Writers Symposium May 25-28, 2016 Skagway, Alaska After years of pandering, fawning, and badgering from adoring Alaska readers, celebrated author Brian Doyle has finally consented to be the keynote speaker for the seventh annual North Words...