Every office needs an intern, but what if there are three? The Vancouver Writers Fest is excited to welcome Negin Nia, Trenton Galozo and Jaiden Dembo as our summer interns, who will be working to support our programming, marketing and operations in the coming months.Read More
Do you know an accomplished, local Indigenous poet who has engaged with the Vancouver literary community? Does that description fit you?
Until December 15th, the city of Vancouver and Vancouver Public Library are seeking nominations for the 2018 Poet Laureate of Vancouver.Read More
In January 2018, the Vancouver Writers Fest is thrilled to welcome our new Education Coordinator, Nafiza Azad. Nafiza takes over for long-time Festival staffer Ilona Beiks, who held the position for more than 15 years.Read More
In anticipation of our inspiring evening with General Romeo Dallaire on Thursday, November 16, we are honoured to share this excerpt from Dallaire’s highly-acclaimed new memoir, Waiting For First Light.Read More
The Vancouver Writers Fest concluded its anticipated 30th Festival on Sunday, after six days of 94 events with 112 authors on Granville Island. A year steeped with meaning, pathos and delight, 2017 marked not only the landmark anniversary of one of the world’s most prestigious literary festivals but the final year that Hal Wake, Artistic Director, will be at the helm.Read More
Granville Island is always a bustling place during the week of the Festival. This year, to celebrate our 30th anniversary, we’re not only arranging interviews with media outlets across the city: we’re doing our own!Read More