Festival News

Personalizing the Impersonal — Nonfiction Writing Workshop with Mark L. Winston

Join the Sunshine Coast Festival of the Written Arts for a special event with Mark L. Winston, acclaimed writing instructor and award-winning author. Mark will share his insights and expertise in a day-long nonfiction writing workshop, “Personalizing the Impersonal.” About the workshop At its core, nonfiction writing is about telling a true story that entertains … Continue reading “Personalizing the Impersonal — Nonfiction Writing Workshop with Mark L. Winston”

Submit to Coastal Voices

Do you know a student on the Sunshine Coast who likes to think up funny rhymes, write in journals or compose short stories, just for fun? We are looking for budding authors of all ages—from kindergarten to grade 12 students. The thirteenth edition of Coastal Voices, an adjudicated anthology of student writing, will be published … Continue reading “Submit to Coastal Voices”

Walking With: Honouring Indigenous Voices

July 1, 2021— the shíshálh Nation invited the greater Sechelt community to wear orange and to walk with them in solidarity to support “…all Residential School survivors and to honour the children whose unmarked graves were found at the former Kamloops Residential School and those at Cowessess.” At the beginning of the march, hiwus (Chief) Warren … Continue reading “Walking With: Honouring Indigenous Voices”