Support the Vancouver Writers Fest and explore our one-of-a-kind book auction now.

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Join us and the Vancouver Public Library on Wednesday, March 3 for an evocative evening discussing craft and the stunning memoirs of Christa Couture and Darrel McLeod.

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Join us on Wednesday, March 17 for a special conversation between master storyteller Eden Robinson and journalist Angela Sterritt.

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Join us for the winter edition of the Book Club featuring celebrated actor and author, Ethan Hawke, in conversation with Jen Sookfong Lee.

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The Vancouver Writers Fest is proud to be a part of One Page: Canada’s Virtual Literary Series! Click here to learn more about the inaugural event with Barbara Kingsolver on Thursday, October 8.

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About Us

Words shape our worlds. They can delight, inspire, provoke, comfort and unite—as do the authors, journalists and poets who wield them. At the Vancouver Writers Fest we encourage readers of all ages to explore the power of storytelling, and books, through our dozens of events with local and international writers.

Our activities to achieve this include both year-round programming and our flagship, annual literary festival: one of the largest, and most prestigious, in North America which brings tens of thousands of audience members to see events with local and international authors during one week in October.

Our other programs include Incite: a free, spring reading series in partnership with Vancouver Public Library; Youth Education Outreach programs for schools across British Columbia; and a youth writing contest.

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