The Vancouver Writers Fest

What: Writer’s Festival
When: October 17 – 23, 2016
Where: Vancouver, Canada

Why: Authors connect with readers as they share thoughts, explore ideas, and take part in  brilliant conversations. Selected events and a short video below.

  • City Dwellers: First Nations and the Urban Experience
    Lisa Charleyboy
  • Between the Pages
  • Illustrated Imaginations
    Faith Erin Hicks
    Frank Viva
    Studio 1398
  • Creatures, Kids and Community
    Alice Kuipers
    Vikki VanSickle
    Roy Henry Vickers
  • Nowhere to Grow But Up
    Ann Y.K. Choi
    Ivan Coyote
    Ashley Little
    Lisa Moore
    Paving the Way
    Monica Kulling
    Margriet Ruurs
  • Worlds Upside Down
    Ellen Schwartz
    Roy Henry Vickers
  • An Intimate Evening with Emma Donoghue
  • Searching for the Source
    Rowan Hisayo Buchanan
    Ashley Little
    Francesca Melandri
  • The Poetry Bash
    Roberto Ascalon
    Liz Howard
    Christopher Merrill
    Sharon Olds
    Soraya Peerbaye
    Billy Ramsell
  • Grand Openings
    Andre Alexis
    Rowan Hisayo Buchanan
    Ann Y.K. Choi
    Emma Donoghue
    Francesca Melandri
    Peter Robinson
  • Dystopian Dreams
    Michael Helm
    M.G. Vassanji
    Charlotte Wood
  • Lit Up
    David Denby
  • Word!
    Roberto Ascalon
    Emilee Nimetz
    Aaron Simm
  • Dispatches from the Danger Zone
    Sarah Glidden
    Kevin Patterson
  • Wit Craft
    Marni Jackson
    Amy Jones
    Lisa Moore
    Maria Semple
  • The Best of Writers & Company
    Eleanor Wachtel
  • Resistance is Fertile
    Anna Smaill
    Madeleine Thien
    Xue Yiwei
  • Modern Day Bards
    Deanna Rodger and special guests
  • This Really Happened
  • Live and Learn
    Gordon Korman
    Frank Viva
  • Mythical Modern Worlds
    Erin Bow
    C.C. Humphreys
  • Setting the Hook for Suspense
    Eileen Cook
    Alice Kuipers
  • Into the Future with Erin Bow
  • Read It Again, Please!
    Monica Kulling
    Olive Senior
    Vikki VanSickle
  • New Face of Fiction
    Gail Anderson-Dargatz
    Lynne Kutsukake
    Yann Martel
  • A Good Way to Get Yourself Killed
    Michael Koryta
    Peter Robinson
    Sam Wiebe
  • Chimes of Freedom
    Yaa Gyasi
    Colson Whitehead


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