Festival events will run throughout the day and evening Friday to Sunday August 16-19, 2018. The final event is at 7:30 pm on Sunday, August 19. Ticket sales begin on Wednesday, May 30 at 8am.

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Correction to Festival brochure

The names and bios of the authors in Events #12 and #17 were switched during the production phase of the Festival brochure and the error was not caught until after we sent 2,000 copies of the brochure out into the world. Please note: Event #12 features Ausma Zehanat Khan – Saturday, August 18 at 2:30 … Continue reading “Correction to Festival brochure”

An evening with Monique Gray Smith

Friday, April 6 at 7 p.m. at Chatelech Secondary School Admission is by donation. Monique Gray Smith is of Cree, Lakota and Scottish ancestry. She is an award-winning author, storyteller, and consultant who travels the world to speak about reconciliation and resilience. Monique’s first novel, Tilly: A Story of Hope and Resilience, won the 2014 … Continue reading “An evening with Monique Gray Smith”

#diversecanlit Book Club

#diversecanlit Book Club with Jael Richardson Tuesday, November 7 – 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. – Sunshine Coast Arts Centre Perhaps you’ve heard Jael Richardson’s book recommendations on CBC Radio’s Q. This event will offer an opportunity to both recommend and learn about books written by a diverse range of authors. Share what you’ve been reading … Continue reading “#diversecanlit Book Club”