Festival Merchandise

You asked us for ways to take home the stunning Festival designs in 2017—and to share your love of the VWF year-round. We listened.

We are thrilled to share with you a range of Festival merchandise now available to purchase, all of which supports the Festival, including our Free Saturday programming.

With limited edition runs, we recommend you pre-order your merchandise today to guarantee availability. A select number of products will be available to purchase during the Festival itself. Stay tuned for store location details.

Pre-order merchandise can be picked up during the Writers Fest from Oct 15-21, or mailed to you for an additional cost.

Available Merchandise

Vancouver Writers Fest Bookmarks

What better way to remember the Festival experience than with an elegant, high-quality bookmark? Featuring the VWF logo and a contemporary, cut-out design these bookmarks make for meaningful mementos or the perfect give for a fellow bibliophile. Made from maple trees sustainably harvested from a small woodland on Salt Spring Island, BC.

Available in: Eggplant; Raspberry; Turquoise; Deep Blue.

$15 each

VWF Tote Bags

Carry your favourite new reads in a canvas tote featuring  your favourite of the five 2018 Festival artworks. The bag is 14.5x 16 inches in size, making it lightweight yet robust.

Please see images of art prints below for all available styles.

– Surrealist (purple background, abstract landscape)
– Adventure (pale blue background, biking through foreign lands)
– Women (grey background, hands connected)
– Figures (pink background, body parts throughout)
– Kids (purple background, dragon and boy on boat)

$20 Surrealist / $22.50 Other Designs

Limited Edition: 2018 Art Prints

The 2017 Festival Posters were the talk of Vancouver and 2018 promises to be no different. These high-quality art prints feature each of the five intricate, imaginative designs from Carter Hales Design Lab on thick, matt art paper. Design: 8x10inches. Each print is numbered, and signed by Carter Hales Creative Director, Sean Carter.

Limited Edition: 40 of Each Available.

Please note: The graphic represents the designs only, not the final product. Artprints will include a white border and be rectangle; not square. 

– Surrealist (purple background, abstract landscape)
– Adventure (pale blue background, biking through foreign lands)
– Women (grey background, hands connected)
– Figures (pink background, body parts throughout)
– Kids (purple background, dragon and boy on boat)

$30 each

Limited Edition: Wooden Book Cover

This stunning book cover or journal cover features an engraved version of Carter Hales Design Lab’s beautiful artworks for the 2018 Vancouver Writers Fest. Produced by an artisan studio on Salt Spring Island, BC, from sustainably-harvested maple. Each cover features a detailed engraving and an intricate live-hinge spine, ensuring it fits a variety of book sizes from 5×8 to 6×9. Comes with inside plastic corners to custom fit to the book size of your choice.

Use it as a durable, eye-catching book wrap for your current read, or a long-standing cover for your own journal or writing book.

Limited Edition: 100 Available.

$85 each