Generational: How we build, grow, and change

Registration for our 2019 festival is now open!

We’ll welcome these authors at our 2019 Festival:

Our Creative Lab will be led by Paula Carter.


Join us this September to explore our Generational theme!

  • Creative Lab: Thursday, September 19, 2019

  • Workshops: Friday, September 20, 2019

  • Presentations: Saturday, September 21, 2019

  • Bunch and Closing Remarks: Sunday, September 22, 2019


What is Generational?

In the Washington Island Literary Festival’s seventh season, we’ll explore:

  • The generation of the new from the old

  • The transitions, natural and unnatural, easy and onerous, between generations

  • What it takes to generate: to move, to grow, to evolve, to change

Workshop News

Workshops are filling up quickly, so if you haven't registered yet, consider doing so soon! See the Workshop Schedule page for additional details. We look forward to seeing you!


“Quality authors with opportunity to freely interact and learn from them. Beautiful settings enhance the entire experience.” –Ruth Gunnerson