The James Welch Native Lit Festival

The Wilma is pleased to welcome The James Welch Native American Lit Festival on July 28th, July 29th, & July 30th, 2022.

This event is FREE and open to the public. All ages are welcome.

About The James Welch Native Lit Festival

A three-day festival, July 28-30, celebrating the work of internationally acclaimed writer James Welch and featuring contemporary Native American writers including Louise Erdrich, David Treuer, and Tommy Orange. The festival will include readings, panel discussions, and workshops focused on the legacy of Welch, his influence, and showcasing the work of established and newly emerging Native American writers.