Past Festivals

What authors we have had in our midst!

Below are the names of the literary luminaries who have presented at Elephant Mountain Literary Festival since 2011.

  • Angie Abdou
  • Caroline Adderson
  • Antonia Banyard
  • Jill Barber
  • Richard Cannings
  • Kateri Akiwenzie-Damm
  • Elena Banfield
  • Amy Bohigian
  • Bob Bossin
  • Gail Bowen
  • Marilyn Bowering
  • Dave Butler
  • Sarah Louise Butler
  • Jane Byers
  • Geordi Campos
  • Andrew Chesham
  • Kristin Cochrane
  • Linda Crosfield
  • Deryn Collier
  • Leesa Dean
  • Anne DeGrace
  • Eileen Delehanty Pearkes
  • William Deverell
  • Slava Doval
  • Robin DuPont
  • Esi Edyugan
  • Marina Endicott
  • Terry Fallis
  • Arin Fay
  • Stephen Fearing
  • Stephanie Fischer
  • Marya Follinsbee
  • Camilla Gibb
  • Pascal Girard
  • Allison Girvan
  • Gary Gottfriedson
  • Douglas Gibson
  • Susan Andrews Grace
  • R.M. Greenaway
  • Ernest Hekkanen
  • Tracy Hurren
  • Sarah Ivany
  • Ian Johnston
  • Vici Johnstone
  • Sean Arthur Joyce
  • Brian Kalbfleisch
  • Murray Kimber
  • Ross & Will Klatte
  • Joy Kogawa
  • Paul & Laura Landsberg
  • John Langille
  • Grant Lawrence
  • David Lawson
  • Marsha Lederman
  • Rayya Leibich
  • John Lent
  • Emma Leslie
  • Melanie Little
  • Thomas Loh
  • J.B. MacKinnon
  • Lee Maracle
  • Sid Marty
  • Ashok Mathur
  • Rolf Maurer
  • Micheline Maylor
  • Brendan McLeod
  • Rita Moir
  • Lisa Moore
  • Donna Morrissey
  • Jordan Mounteer
  • Jayme Moye
  • Barbara Curry Mulcahy
  • Susan Musgrave
  • Roz Nay
  • Greg Nesteroff
  • Rose Nielsen
  • Emily Nilsen
  • Dan Obradovic
  • Callum David Pengelly
  • Briony Penn
  • Kristene Perron
  • Mary Pinkoski
  • Steven Price
  • Kate Pullinger
  • Robyn Read
  • Verna Relkoff
  • Bill Richardson
  • Genevieve Robertson
  • Julian Ross
  • Whitney Rothwell
  • Craig Shemilt
  • Natasha Smith
  • Fred Stenson
  • Eija Stephenson
  • Samuel Stevenson
  • Ray Stothers
  • Clinton Swanson
  • Margaret Tessman
  • Deb Thompson
  • J.G. Toews
  • Magpie Ulysses
  • John Vaillant
  • M. J. Vassanji
  • Eleanor Wachtel
  • Fred Wah
  • Bessie Wapp
  • Tom Wayman
  • Ian Weir
  • Calvin Wharton
  • Howard White
  • Sheri-D Wilson
  • Iona Whishaw
  • Nancy Wise

…and the winners of Kootenay Mountain Culture Magazine, Kootenay Literary Competition, & the Richard Carver Award.