Vancouver Writers Fest, one of the most celebrated not-for-profit literary festivals in the world, where people of all ages and backgrounds explore ideas through the work of internationally renowned writers from October 21 to 27.
Our guest curator is Anishinaabekwe journalist, Massy Lecturer and author of All Our Relations and Seven Fallen Feathers, Tanya Talaga. Some of the authors participating in this year’s Festival are Cherie Dimaline, Adam Gopnik, Booker Prize finalist Chigozie Obioma, Naomi Klein, Lee Maracle, Maude Barlow, Stephen Chbosky, Billy-Ray Belcourt, Ivan Coyote, Emma Donoghue, Charlotte Gray, Daniel Heath Justice, Linden MacIntyre, Richard Van Camp, and more.
CanLit Fiction Showcase: Explore expansive fiction worlds as three Canadian masters, emerging and established, tease out the innumerable ways we are influenced by place and create community. https://writersfest.bc.ca/festival-events-2019/canlit-fiction-showcase/
The Lives of Girls & Women: Relationships between women are affirming, complex and life-giving. Four exceptional female storytellers explore and celebrate just that in this must-see event. #vanwritersfest19 https://writersfest.bc.ca/festival-events-2019/the-lives-of-girls-women/
Buzzworthy Books: An intimate showcase of exciting new must-reads that delve into the transformative power of art, and how it shapes authors and readers alike. #vanwritersfest19 https://writersfest.bc.ca/festival-events-2019/buzzworthy-books/
The Art of Building Suspense: Esteemed mystery, thriller and horror writers discuss their approach to craft and how they create page-turning suspense. #vanwritersfest19 https://writersfest.bc.ca/festival-events-2019/the-art-of-building-suspense/