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VIFF for Book Lovers

It goes without saying that, here at the Vancouver Writers Fest, we’re passionate about storytelling in all its forms. So we couldn’t be more excited about our community partnership with the Vancouver International Film Festival, one of our favourite showcases of diverse, potent visual narratives.

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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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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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