Join us on Sunday, May 16 for the Spring installment of our seasonal Book Club featuring Viet Thanh Nguyen in Conversation with Ian Williams.

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Join us on Wednesday, April 28 to celebrate National Poetry Month with our Annual Incite Poetry Bash featuring readings by six spectacular poets.

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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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