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. Check back in the new year to see the 2018 line-up of writers!

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Summer Student Intern Position

VOLUNTEER CO-ORDINATOR/ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT The Sunshine Coast Festival of the Written Arts is seeking a Volunteer Co-ordinator/Administrative Assistant. This is a temporary position: Tuesday, May 22 to Friday, August 24. The position is 5 days/35 hours per week with overtime hours during the period August 13 to 19. This position is subject to funding from the … Continue reading “Summer Student Intern Position”

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”