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Explore the 2018 Festival Reading List

The 2018 Vancouver Writers Fest Author Lineup Focuses on Bold, Empathetic Examinations of Equality, Migration, Reconciliation

Some of this year’s biggest names include Patrick deWitt, Deborah Levy, Rachel Kushner, Gary Shteyngart, Sisonke Msimang, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Kenneth Oppel, Jodi Picoult, Katherena Vermette and more.

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Nominate a Poet to become Vancouver’s next Poet Laureate!

Do you know an accomplished, local Indigenous poet who has engaged with the Vancouver literary community? Does that description fit you?

Until December 15th, the city of Vancouver and Vancouver Public Library are seeking nominations for the 2018 Poet Laureate of Vancouver.

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Vancouver Writers Fest Celebrates 30th Anniversary in Style

The Vancouver Writers Fest concluded its anticipated 30th Festival on Sunday, after six days of 94 events with 112 authors on Granville Island. A year steeped with meaning, pathos and delight, 2017 marked not only the landmark anniversary of one of the world’s most prestigious literary festivals but the final year that Hal Wake, Artistic Director, will be at the helm.

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VWF Facebook Live Interviews: All This Week!

Granville Island is always a bustling place during the week of the Festival. This year, to celebrate our 30th anniversary, we’re not only arranging interviews with media outlets across the city: we’re doing our own!

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