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Meet Our New Outreach Coordinator, Leena Desai

We are thrilled to welcome Leena Desai, our new Outreach Coordinator, to the Vancouver Writers Fest team! With a background in publishing and editorial, Leena will be leading community and school outreach to program youth education events and connect with our community partners.

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A Short History of the Book Cover – Part 1

The Alcuin Awards, which celebrate the finest book design in the country, take place on April 4. They got us thinking: when did the old adage, “don’t judge a book by its cover” begin—and what is the history of such an important part of the industry today?

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Thank You for Supporting Whisky & Words

We are overwhelmed by the support we received at this year’s Whisky & Words, our annual fundraiser.

With more than 350 people filling  Performance Works in support of the Vancouver Writers Fest’s youth education programming, this was our very first sold-out year!

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