Festival News

We’re looking for new board members

Planning for the Sunshine Coast Festival of the Arts (SCFWA) 42nd season is underway, and we seek passionate and energetic volunteers for our Board of Directors to help support the SCFWA’s program and vision. We celebrate the wonder, joy, and power of stories to entertain, educate, inspire, connect and transform our lives. Each year’s summer … Continue reading “We’re looking for new board members”

Become a subscriber to the Festival of the Written Arts

We’re launching an annual subscription service to the Sunshine Coast Festival of the Written Arts, and you can become one of our inaugural subscribers for $30.00 CAD a year. Reasons to become a subscriber… You can also subscribe over the phone, by calling the office at 1-800-565-9631 or 604-885-9631 during business hours. If you have … Continue reading “Become a subscriber to the Festival of the Written Arts”

Authors from across Canada speak to students on the Sunshine Coast

Family Literacy Week in British Columbia is January 21-28, 2024, and to celebrate, School District 46 and the Sunshine Coast Festival of the Written Arts have partnered together to bring ten virtual author presentations to students January 22-26. Featured authors include Kenneth Oppel, bestselling author of Silverwing; Karl Subban, whose book, The Hockey Skates, features … Continue reading “Authors from across Canada speak to students on the Sunshine Coast”

Remembering Bev Shaw

With deep sadness we recognize the unexpected passing of our dear friend and festival bookseller extraordinaire Bev Shaw, owner of Talewind Books. It’s hard to express in words how much Bev meant to the Sunshine Coast Festival of the Written Arts. She was a tremendous source of knowledge and insight, and she forged wonderful relationships … Continue reading “Remembering Bev Shaw”