Festival events will run throughout the day and evening Friday to Sunday August 17-20. The final event is at 7:30 pm on Sunday, August 20. Meet the Writers to see who’s coming this summer!

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WordPlay in the Park details

This event on Sunday, June 25 is FREE! It requires no tickets at all! We hope you will join us at WordPlay in the Park, our 35th Anniversary gift to the community that we’re so proud to call home. Click image to enlarge poster.

Ticket Sale Date Reminder for the 2017 Festival of the Written Arts

Tickets to the 2017 Sunshine Coast Festival of the Written Arts go on sale on Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at 8 a.m. Tickets can be purchased by telephone at 604-885-9631 or 1-800-565-9631 or online. Tickets can be purchased by telephone, online and in person as of Thursday, June 1, 2017. Our office hours are 9 … Continue reading “Ticket Sale Date Reminder for the 2017 Festival of the Written Arts”

Welcome to the 35th annual Sunshine Coast Festival of the Written Arts

Back in 1983 this all-Canadian writers festival was the only one of its kind. No other literary festival in the country followed a mandate to present and promote Canadian writers exclusively. Now, 35 years later, there are dozens of Canadian and international writers festivals scattered throughout the country and we’re still here and still true … Continue reading “Welcome to the 35th annual Sunshine Coast Festival of the Written Arts”