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.
This list of books by Black Canadian writers was compiled by Azuke Kamdibe and shared here with permission. We’ve added a few titles to the list (indicated by an *). This is not a complete list, of course, but it’s a good start.
The Sunshine Coast Festival of the Written Arts is seeking a Volunteer Co-ordinator/Administrative Assistant. This is a temporary position: Tuesday, May 19 to Friday, August 21.
We are sad to share the news that author, photographer, gardener and community volunteer, Bill Terry, has died.
Thank you for joining us at the 2019 Sunshine Coast Festival of the Written Arts. We couldn’t be happier with the turnout and the feedback we’ve been receiving. Our heartfelt thanks go to the writers who traveled across the country to engage with, inspire, challenge, educate and entertain us. It was a very rich few … Continue reading “And that’s a wrap!”
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”
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!”
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”
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”
Sunshine Coast students in grades K to 12 are invited to submit their work for the 9th edition of the Coastal Voices anthology of student writing that will be published in June 2019. Work can be submitted via classroom teachers or directly to John Lussier at Roberts Creek Elementary School. • Submission deadline is March … Continue reading “Call for Submissions”