Festival News

Festival Passes for Sale

Festival passes sold out very quickly this year  but we have heard from two patrons who cannot use the passes they purchased. A Festival pass gives you access to all events, including those that are “sold out”. Please call the Festival office at 604-885-9631 if you are interested in purchasing one of these passes.

Everything you need to know about ticket sales!

Tickets to the 2018 Sunshine Coast Festival of the Written Arts go on sale on Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at 8 a.m. Tickets can be purchased by telephone at 604-885-9631 or 1-800-565-9631 or online (www.share-there.com/writersfestival). Tickets can be purchased by telephone, online and in person as of Thursday, May 31, 2018. Our office hours are … Continue reading “Everything you need to know about ticket sales!”

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”

Organizational Development: Diversity and Inclusion

A workshop with Jael Richardson, Founder and Artistic Director of the Festival of Literary Diversity Monday, November 6 — 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. – Sunshine Coast Botanical Garden “Diversity is not a trend, mandate or a buzzword. It is the necessary next step for a global, forward-thinking culture.” (Jael Richardson) This workshop will look … Continue reading “Organizational Development: Diversity and Inclusion”

Day 3 Podcast

Festival of the Written Arts board member, and podcast producer, Sean Eckford presents highlights and interviews from day 3 of the 2017 festival.