Washington Island Literary Festival 2023: Space for the Unexpected

Sep 21, 2023 12:00PM—Sep 23, 2023 5:30PM


Trueblood Performing Arts Center 870 Main Rd Washington Island, WI 54246




The unexpected in our reading as well as in our writing can bring great joy. Join our cast of award-winning and acclaimed writers to explore the unexpected. Participants are invited to take part in all three days or may choose to attend just one or two days.

We are proud to have the following writers join us for this year’s Festival:

Amy Quan Barry, fiction, author of When I’m Gone, Look for Me in the East 

Brenda Cárdenas, poetry, author of Trace

Lan Samantha Chang, fiction, author of The Family Chao

Meghan O’Gieblyn, nonfiction, author of God Human Animal Machine

Shelby Van Pelt, fiction, author of Remarkably Bright Creatures

Thursday, September 21: FREE Community Creative Lab

Friday, September 22: For Writers: Writing Workshops 

Saturday, September 23: For Readers & Writers: Author Talks