Festival News

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.  

Podcast: 2021 Festival Preview

SCFWA artistic and executive director Jane Davidson and board president John Lussier join Sean Eckford for a preview of the 2021 Sunshine Coast Festival of the Written Arts, which opens July 4.