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Time and Place | Read Local BC

Please join Read Local BC for the final event of our Fall 2017 series where local authors, Yvonne Blomer, Christopher Gudgeon, Keith Ogilvie, and Barbara Pelman will read from their books exploring the concepts...

Vancouver Poet Laureate Rachel Rose presents Sustenance

Join Rachel Rose and some of Canada’s best contemporary writers and chefs to celebrate Vancouver’s rich literary and culinary scene.

In Award News: BC authors take top spots

BC authors have been nabbing spots on some of the country’s biggest prizes this season. In the last six weeks alone, we’ve seen some nominations and wins for our local authors. If you want...

Anvil Press and Orca Book Publishers win Vancouver and Victoria Book Awards

Carleigh Baker’s Bad Endings wins the City of Vancouver Book Award and Margriet Ruur’s Stepping Stones wins the Bolen Books Children’s Book Prize at the Victoria awards.

30th Vancouver Writers Festival full of wit, wonder, and writers (of course): What not to miss

It would be impossible to gush about all the events we’re looking forward to at VWF 2017, so we’ve highlighted some of the local authors participating.

Word Vancouver a whirlwind of reading and writing: Your must-see list at the 2017 festival

Word Vancouver runs from September 19-24, 2017 and there are lots of great authors reading. Here is a roundup of some we highly recommend checking out.

City of Vancouver Book Prize announces 2017 shortlist

The four finalists for the City of Vancouver’s Book Award have been named.

The Writers’ Studio Reading Series

SFU’s The Writer’s Studio hosts a popular monthly reading series featuring local and out-of-town writers and authors.

Sunshine Coast Festival of the Written Arts celebrates 35 years

The 2017 festival kicks off on Thursday, August 17. Here are some not-to-miss events!

Recommended Reading: BC Day Edition

As we settle into the August long weekend, we’re taking the opportunity to hear what local authors are reading and recommending. From memoir to short stories to debut novels, here are eight great reads...