2024 Festival:
October 21–27
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Join SFU Creative Writing to hear readings from emerge 21: the annual anthology from the students of The Writer’s Studio program at Simon Fraser University. You’ll receive a tantalizing taste of work from the emerging authors who have participated in the illustrious program this year, and discover new voices in the writing community, from novelists to poets to essayists. For aspiring authors, hear from writers who have turned a dream of creating into a reality with the help of professional mentors. Join this immersive celebration of new talent!

This event is Pay What You Can! Book a ticket to this event to receive a link to watch the livestream wherever you are. After the Festival, you’ll also receive access to a recording of the event, which will be available to rewatch for one week.

This event is included in a Digital PassThe $100 pass includes access to the whole digital lineup in one convenient package. If you choose a pass, there’s no need to book tickets individually or keep track of multiple emails. Click here if you’d like to purchase a Digital Pass instead of ordering a ticket to this event.

This event cannot be watched at our  in-person cinema, The Nest.

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Presented in collaboration with SFU Creative Writing.