Festival News

Everything you need to know about ticket sales!

Tickets to the 2018 Sunshine Coast Festival of the Written Arts go on sale on Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at 8 a.m. Tickets can be purchased by telephone at 604-885-9631 or 1-800-565-9631 or online (www.share-there.com/writersfestival). Tickets can be purchased by telephone, online and in person as of Thursday, May 31, 2018. Our office hours are … Continue reading “Everything you need to know about ticket sales!”

An evening with Monique Gray Smith

Friday, April 6 at 7 p.m. at Chatelech Secondary School Admission is by donation. Monique Gray Smith is of Cree, Lakota and Scottish ancestry. She is an award-winning author, storyteller, and consultant who travels the world to speak about reconciliation and resilience. Monique’s first novel, Tilly: A Story of Hope and Resilience, won the 2014 … Continue reading “An evening with Monique Gray Smith”

#diversecanlit Book Club

#diversecanlit Book Club with Jael Richardson Tuesday, November 7 – 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. – Sunshine Coast Arts Centre Perhaps you’ve heard Jael Richardson’s book recommendations on CBC Radio’s Q. This event will offer an opportunity to both recommend and learn about books written by a diverse range of authors. Share what you’ve been reading … Continue reading “#diversecanlit Book Club”

Organizational Development: Diversity and Inclusion

A workshop with Jael Richardson, Founder and Artistic Director of the Festival of Literary Diversity Monday, November 6 — 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. – Sunshine Coast Botanical Garden “Diversity is not a trend, mandate or a buzzword. It is the necessary next step for a global, forward-thinking culture.” (Jael Richardson) This workshop will look … Continue reading “Organizational Development: Diversity and Inclusion”

Day 3 Podcast

Festival of the Written Arts board member, and podcast producer, Sean Eckford presents highlights and interviews from day 3 of the 2017 festival.

Day 2 Podcast

Festival of the Written Arts board member and podcast producer looks back at a few highlights from day 2 of the 2017 FOWA.