Vancouver

Vancouver Writers Fest

  • 202 - 1398 Cartwright Street
  • Vancouver, BC V6H 3P4
  • Phone: 604.681.6330

October 17, 2016

One of the authors at this anticipated event will win the richest literary prize in Canada on November 7. Being nominated for, let alone winning, the Scotiabank Giller Prize has a history of changing a writer’s life and career forever. Come meet and hear Canada’s stellar literary talents on opening… more

October 18, 2016

Settle in for storytime spanning fantasy, whimsy and legend. In Alice Kuipers ’ book, twins Violet and Victor work together, sometimes grudgingly, to write an extraordinary tale starring an evil witch on the loose in a fairytale kingdom. In Vikki VanSickle ’s If I Had a Gryphon, Sam longs for a more… more

October 18, 2016

Faith Erin Hicks worked in the animation industry for several years before altering the path of her career to write and draw comics full time in 2008. Frank Viva is an award-winning illustrator of several books for children. His art also appears regularly in The New York Times Magazine and on the… more

October 18, 2016

We all have to grow up, but it’s not often easy. Four authors present their views on the challenges teens face. Ann Y.K. Choi’ s novel tackles the struggles of being caught between two cultures: from the protagonist’s Korean mother’s traditional expectations to learning what it means to be Canadian. more

October 18, 2016

A walk in the woods will never be the same once you have heard Peter Wohlleben ,author of The Hidden Life of Trees.The professional forester from Germany has already sold millions of books in Europe, sharing revelatory information about our forests. Trees can count, learn, remember, nurse sick… more

October 18, 2016

Lisa Charleyboy loved two things when she was growing up: fashion and books. After graduation, she moved to Toronto to study fashion communication. “At York,” says Charleyboy, “I was encouraged to explore my heritage through writing and assignments … and be more critical about aboriginal issues in… more

October 18, 2016

Lisa Charleyboy loved two things when she was growing up: fashion and books. After graduation, she moved to Toronto to study fashion communication. “At York,” says Charleyboy, “I was encouraged to explore my heritage through writing and assignments … and be more critical about aboriginal issues in… more

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