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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

Southern Festival of Books: A Celebration of the Written Word

What: Book Festival
When: October 14th-16th
Where:  War Memorial Plaza, Nashville, Tennessee

Why: Listen to the words of over two hundred authors from throughout the USA, representing  every genre. Free and open to the public.

 Sample sessions:

  • Sisters in Crime presents Crimes, Cons, and Capers: The Many Faces of Crime Fiction
    Jessie Powell
    Erica Wright
  • Old Wounds and New Rituals: Three Poets
  • Mysteries of Southern Girlhood: Two Novels
    Carrie Mullins
  • The Future of Nashville Media
    Ken Paulson
  • Mosaics of Myth and Mischief: Two Poets
    David Olney
    Jeanie Thompson
  • World Small and Large: Two Poetry Collections
    Darnell Arnoult
    J. Scott Brownlee
    Sarah Freligh
    Tina Barr
  • Chris James
  • On the Pleasures of Owning Persons: The Hidden Face of American Slavery
    Volney P. Gay
  • Field of Graves: A Taylor Jackson Novel; No one Knows
    J.T. Ellison
  • Homefront Survivors: Three Historical Novels
    June Hall McCash
  • Portrayals: Finding Voice and Vision
    Carole Brown Knuth
    Jean MacArthur Tyson
    Shirley Hall
  • Reluctant Heroines: YA Fantasy Novels on Twisted Sisterhood and Precarious Humanity
    Lauren Oliver

War Memorial Plaza

Southern Festival of Books

2016 Annual American Christian Fiction Conference

Why: Join hundreds of experienced and new Christian authors for instruction, keynote addresses, advice from industry professionals and interaction with other writers.