The Winnipeg International Writers Festival is a charitable non-profit organization which promotes reading and literacy in Manitoba by curating the annual THIN AIR festival and showcasing writers throughout the year.

Coming Up

  • That’s a wrap on THIN AIR / Livres en fête 2023!

    That’s a wrap on THIN AIR / Livres en fête 2023!

    Huge thanks to our sponsors for making this year’s festival possible. Our month long book party relies on the support of donations and sponsorships from the community. We couldn’t do it without you!

    For sponsorship opportunities, send us an email!

  • THIN AIR / Livres en fête 2023 is here!

    Our month-long book party has now begun! We’re excited to showcase new books by 63 writers from across Canada and the US, and as far away as Argentina and Sweden. Many of these writers will be here in person, but we also have a destination website brimming with original videos by those who are participating […]

  • THIN AIR 2023 is just around the corner!

    THIN AIR / Livres en fête 2023 kicks off in exactly two weeks. Once again, we’re hosting a true hybrid festival, with a bunch of in-person events (many of them live-streamed), a handful of online events, and a fancy website chock full of delightful videos submitted by this year’s featured writers. Our special festival website,, goes live on Wednesday, September […]

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