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Listen Now: 2019 Festival Event Recordings

From an incisive conversation on justice through action with Tanya Talaga to an uproarious symposium on balancing comedy and compassion with Elif Batuman, Anakana Schofield and Mona Awad, the 2019 Fest’s 80+ events covered a breathtaking range of topics.

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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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Summer Reads

In the heart of the summer, is there anything more relaxing than taking up residence in the shade with a glass of lemonade in one hand and a good book in the other?

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