Content for the 37th Sunshine Coast Festival of the Written Arts (August 15-18, 2019) is now posted on the Meet the Writers page.

Tickets will go on sale on WEDNESDAY, MAY 29, 2019 at 8 am by telephone and online.

What's New

Phone lines are down

Wednesday, June 19 – Our phone lines are down! Telus has been notified and we hope to have this issue resolved as soon as possible. You can reach us by email at jane@writersfestival.ca or summerintern@writersfestival.ca.  We apologize for the inconvenience.  

A Good News Story

Who doesn’t love a good news story? Congratulations to the students at Gibsons Elementary School and the adults who supported their vision of a welcoming rainbow crosswalk at the entrance to their school. A special shout out to Robin Stevenson, the author who inspired action. We were proud to bring Robin to the Sunshine Coast … Continue reading “A Good News Story”

Thank you!

It’s been an exciting couple of days at the Festival office. Tickets went on sale at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, May 29. Despite the temporary technical glitches with both the telephone and online systems, our patrons persevered. Here’s where we stand on Friday afternoon, May 31: The events with Terry Fallis and Elizabeth Hay are … Continue reading “Thank you!”