Festival News

Walking With: Honouring Indigenous Voices

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”

Tickets on sale on Monday, June 20, 2022 at 9 a.m. (Pacific)

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)”

Introducing our New Artistic and Executive Director

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”