by Jane Davidson Right? When is she actually going to go? The Festival Board posted the Artistic and Executive Director job opportunity in November 2021. Here I am, on October 31, 2022, almost one year later, finally walking out the door. This story began in July 2006. I received a call from then-Board President Wendy … Continue reading “The Longest Goodbye”
July 1, 2021— the shíshálh Nation invited the greater Sechelt community to walk with them in solidarity to support residential school survivors and acknowledge the children whose remains were discovered in unmarked graves near residential school sites across Canada. At the beginning of the march, hiwus (Chief) Warren Paul addressed the crowd that had gathered and … Continue reading “Walking With: Honouring Indigenous Voices”
Day Three podcast from the 2022 Festival
Day Two podcast from the 2022 Festival
Day One podcast from the 2022 Festival
The bad news is that the food truck we had engaged to provide food service will not be onsite. The good news is that we are a block from downtown Sechelt. The Information Tent has a list of places to buy lunch and dinner. You can purchase fixings for a picnic lunch at Claytons Heritage … Continue reading “Food onsite: bad news and good news”
We regret to inform you that due to unforeseen circumstances, author Joshua Whitehead will not be able to attend the Sunshine Coast Festival of the Written Arts in person on Friday, August 12. His virtual event at 8:30 p.m. will take place in the Festival Pavilion and be projected live onto our big screen. While … Continue reading “Joshua Whitehead: Virtual Event”
Part 2 of 2, of a special 40th Anniversary podcast looking at the Festival’s past and into the future.
Part 1 of 2, of a special 40th Anniversary podcast looking at the Festival’s past and into the future.
Tickets to the 2022 Festival of the Written Arts will go on sale on Monday, June 20 at 9 a.m. (Pacific). You can purchase tickets online or by telephone on Monday and we will open the door for in-person sales on Tuesday, June 21. We would really appreciate as many of you as possible using the … Continue reading “Tickets on sale on Monday, June 20, 2022 at 9 a.m. (Pacific)”