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September 2019

Youth Book Corner: September Recommendations

Our Outreach Coordinator Leena Desai shares must-read youth books by authors participating in this year’s Vancouver Writers Fest, from October 21-27.

Birdsong
by Julie Flett

In this picturebook by Cree-Métis author Julie Flett, a young girl feels lonely and out of place when she moves from the country to a small town.

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Remembering Graeme Gibson

The Vancouver Writers Fest is deeply saddened to hear of the passing of beloved writer Graeme Gibson this morning, on September 18th, 2019.

“Our condolences go out to Margaret Atwood on the passing of her partner, the great Canadian novelist and conservationist, Graeme Gibson,” said Leslie Hurtig, Artistic Director.

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Calling All Volunteers!

Love books, stories, reading and the arts? Want to be a part of an open, accepting and inclusive community? Then the Vancouver Writers Fest is the place for you!

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