Festival News

#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.

Day 2 Podcast

Festival of the Written Arts board member and podcast producer looks back at a few highlights from day 2 of the 2017 FOWA.

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”