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”
Updated May 10, 2022: While the ongoing pandemic hasn’t stopped us from planning a wonderful 40th anniversary Festival (August 11-14), it has caused us to rethink how we do things and make some significant changes. Some of you are long-time attendees and some of you are new to the Festival. I hope the explanations offered … Continue reading “Brochure distribution and ticket update (updated May 10)”
We are pleased to announce the writers/artists who will join us at the 40th Sunshine Coast Festival of the Written Arts. Bios, schedule of events, and ticket information to come! Kamal Al-Solaylee S. Bear Bergman Columpa Bobb Cedar Bowers Tania Carter Ivan Coyote Farzana Doctor Norma Dunning Frances Ekwuyasi Shaena Lambert Marsha Lederman Jen Sookfong … Continue reading “2022 Festival Writers”
We are working on the 40th anniversary edition of the Sunshine Coast Festival of the Written Arts, taking place August 11-14, 2022. If you’re not already on our digital newsletter mailing list, please consider signing up here. This is the easiest way for us to share news, updates and announcements. If you have specific questions … Continue reading “COMING SOON: Details about the 2022 Festival of the Written Arts”
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 email@example.com.