Monday Was a Simpler Time: Reflections on a Pandemic

The Sunshine Coast Festival of the Written Arts is proud to announce the publication of Monday Was a Simpler Time: Reflections on a Pandemic, an anthology of new work by sixteen Canadian artists. Monday Was a Simpler Time is our response to the cancellation of the 2020 Festival of the Written Arts. We invited the … Continue reading “Monday Was a Simpler Time: Reflections on a Pandemic”

Homegrown and Handstitched

Today we are thinking about our Festival community – authors, audience, our volunteers and production team, and the funders, donors and supporters who have kept us going through these challenging times. We put together a little slideshow of photos from recent festivals.

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!”

Dr. Brian Goldman in conversation with Vicki Gabereau

The Sunshine Coast Festival of the Written Arts and the Sechelt Hospital Foundation are thrilled to co-present Dr. Brian Goldman in conversation with Vicki Gabereau on Sunday, July 7 at 2 p.m. Brian Goldman is an author, CBC Radio broadcaster (White Coat Black Art) and an emergency room physician in a downtown Toronto hospital. His … Continue reading “Dr. Brian Goldman in conversation with Vicki Gabereau”

Summer Intern Position

Volunteer Co-ordinator/Administrative Assistant The Sunshine Coast Festival of the Written Arts is seeking a Volunteer Co-ordinator/Administrative Assistant. This is a temporary position: Tuesday, May 21 to Friday, August 23. The position is 5 days/35 hours per week with overtime hours during the period August 12 to 18. Hourly rate: $14.50 per hour. This position is … Continue reading “Summer Intern Position”