By Noah Richler

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Northwords is a collection of stories written by acclaimed Canadian authors Joseph Boyden, Sarah Leavitt, Rabindranath Maharaj, Noah Richler, and Alissa York as they experienced one of Canada's most awe-inspiring northern parks, Torngat Mountains National Park.

Torngat is the country's newest national park, and a place steeped in geological and human history. The project, which also includes a documentary film that followed the authors as they discovered the harsh and stunning terrain, had adventures, and created these new works, adds to the continuing story of the North. Introduced by award-winning journalist and radio personality Shelagh Rogers, these stories are evidence of what happens when the country's best writers tackle its most overwhelmingly beautiful places.