Thin Air 2015

The 19th annual THIN AIR festival runs from September 18 to 26, 2015.

Organized by the Winnipeg International Writers Festival.

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  • Audio Recordings Are Now Posted

    [vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]If you aren’t busy enough this holiday season and looking for something entertaining, thought-provoking, and edifying to experience, may we suggest the audio recordings of some of this year’s THIN AIR 2015 stellar events. As promised way back in September, a number of our events were recorded and the audio for the Mainstage, the […]

  • Undermajordomo Minor book trailer

    [vc_row full_width=”” parallax=”” parallax_image=””][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]We’re thrilled to be part of the dramatic unveiling of the new book trailer for Patrick deWitt’s latest novel, Undermajordomo Minor. Animation by Joanna Neborsky (@jneborsky) and sound by Nick deWitt. Don’t miss your chance to see Patrick deWitt in person at this year’s Mainstage event: Toying with the Script.[/vc_column_text][vc_video title=”Undermajordomo […]

  • Summer Reading List

    [vc_row full_width=”” parallax=”” parallax_image=””][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]We’re more than excited to roll out this year’s Summer Reading List, which features just a few of this year’s visiting authors. Here are some highly recommended books for you to read over the summer in preparation for this year’s Thin Air festival! Be sure to check back for more festival […]

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  • Big Ideas: Will Ferguson

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Road Trip Rwanda: A Journey into the New Heart of Africa Giller Prize-winning author Will Ferguson started off his talk by saying “Rwanda itself is a big idea. It represents something.” He said it represents the best and the worst of human nature. He read the beginning of his book to us. I found his writing […]

  • Big Ideas: Rosemary Sullivan – In Stalin’s Shadow

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]On Monday, Rosemary Sullivan read from her new book Stalin’s Daughter at the Millennium Library in the Carol Shields auditorium. Our guest blogger Jena Morris-Boissonneault was there! Read here reflection here. Rosemary was such a pleasure to see. She was very easygoing and casual, taking a seat at the front of the room to speak to us. […]

  • Voices from Abroad

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Reviewed by Jena Morris-Boissonneault Arriving at the Ralph Connor House on Sunday, I was amazed by the beauty and antiquity of the mansion. The writers were set up to speak in the corner of a sitting room that adjoined another, smaller living room. Kitty Fitzgerald was the first to read. She stood at the microphone, […]

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