August 17-20, 2017 — Sechelt, BC

This website will be updated in May with more information about the 2017 Festival. Please check back soon for information about the schedule of events, ticket prices, on sale date, etc. In the meantime, Meet the Writers to see who's coming this summer.

Join Canada's longest running summer gathering of Canadian writers and readers, featuring established literary stars and exciting, new voices… with opportunities for writers and readers to mingle amidst Rockwood's heritage gardens.

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Writing Workshop with Margriet Ruurs — The Festival of the Written Arts will host a workshop for aspiring writers of books for children. Wednesday, May 17, 6–8pm at St. John's United Church (Davis Bay).

PDF fileFestival Planner 2017

WordPlay in the Park — Save the Date! — The Sunshine Coast Festival of the Written Arts is excited to announce its 35th Anniversary gift to the community: WordPlay in the Park, a free storytelling celebration for all ages, on Sunday June 25. (Apr 10)

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