The Sunshine Coast Festival of the Written Arts (SCFWA) will be heading into its fifth decade as the country’s longest running gathering of Canadian writers and readers under new artistic leadership. The SCFWA Board has appointed Marisa Alps as the Festival’s new Artistic and Executive Director, taking over from Jane Davidson who will retire at … Continue reading “Introducing our New Artistic and Executive Director”
Our Purpose The Sunshine Coast Festival of the Written Arts (SCFWA) aims to: bring Canadian writers together with readers at a Summer Festival promote the Sunshine Coast as a literary and cultural community, and advocate for literacy and the development of the craft of writing. The SCFWA is a registered charity and non-profit society. Our … Continue reading “Search for New Artistic and Executive Director: Job Description and Application Process”
The Sunshine Coast Festival of the Written Arts will celebrate 40 years in 2022. This website will be updated with details about the annual Festival in the late winter/early spring. The 2022 dates are August 11-14.
The recordings of all 12 Festival events are now posted online. You can purchase an all-access pass for $30 here: https://www.showpass.com/2021-virtual-festival-of-the-written-arts/. The recordings will be available for viewing until September 30. We hope you will join us!
Passes for the virtual version of the 2021 Festival of the Written Arts will go on sale at 8 a.m. (Pacific) on Monday, August 16 at https://www.showpass.com/2021-virtual-festival-of-the-written-arts/. The passes are $30 each and will give you access to the recordings of all 12 events that took place in the Festival Pavilion this summer. The events … Continue reading “Passes for virtual Festival go on sale on August 16”
We are approaching the final three days (and six events) of the 2021 Festival of the Written Arts. Tickets to all remaining events are sold out. You’re welcome to call the office at 604-885-9631 to put your name on a waiting list just in case anything opens up. All events have been recorded and will … Continue reading “Update re Passes and Tickets: August 10, 2021”
Tickets to all events are currently sold out. Please consider putting your name on a waitlist for any events that you are interested in. If tickets become available, we will contact the people on the waitlist first. Call the office at 604-885-9631 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
I am writing this post as our province is poised to move into Step 3 of the BC Restart Plan tomorrow, July 1, and as we prepare for our opening event on Sunday, July 4. Although Dr. Henry has loosened restrictions on both mask-wearing and the number of people we are allowed to have in … Continue reading “BC Restart Plan Step 3”
While a number of events are sold out, there are still some tickets remaining for purchase. You can find the schedule and list of writers here. If there is a sold out event that you really want to see, please call the office or send an email to email@example.com and request to have your name … Continue reading “Ticket availability update: June 16, 2021”
Here’s the link to ticket sales information: https://writersfestival.ca/guest-information