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 to our original mandate. Read the full welcome message

Complete schedule of events and full writer bios are now available! Ticket sales start May 31.