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

  • Thank you for coming to THIN AIR 2022 / Livres en fête 2022!

    THIN AIR 2022 / Livres en fête 2022 is now over, thank you all who attended and made this year one for the books!

    Stay tuned for our Writing Craft workshop series, some off-season events at McNally’s, and our monthly Speaking Crow open-mic poetry nights!

  • THIN AIR 2022 / Livres en fête is here!

      3…2…1… BLASTOFF. It’s here! Welcome to THIN AIR 2022 / Livres en fête! Head on over to now and explore over 50 featured writers and their books, video content, events, and more all at your own pace on your own time. *** 3…2…1… PARTEZ ! 🚀 C’est parti ! Bienvenue à THIN AIR […]

  • THIN AIR 2022 is just around the corner!

    We may have been quiet recently, but that’s only because our little team is busy building another special festival! THIN AIR 2022 will be a hybrid festival again this fall, with a handful of in-person events, a bigger handful of online events, and a unique festival website packed with terrific video content from our featured […]

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