Introducing our New Artistic and Executive Director

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”

Search for New Artistic and Executive Director: Job Description and Application Process

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”

Celebrating 40 years in 2022

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.

Virtual Festival is now live!

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 virtual Festival go on sale on August 16

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”

A reminder about waitlists!

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 summerintern@writersfestival.ca.