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 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”
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”
Congratulations to our winners: Shannon Graham, Joy Allbright and Patricia Dalgleish!
Festival of the Written Arts board member, and podcast producer, Sean Eckford presents highlights and interviews from day 3 of the 2017 festival.
Festival of the Written Arts board member and podcast producer looks back at a few highlights from day 2 of the 2017 FOWA.
Sunshine Coast Festival of the Written Arts board member and podcast producer Sean Eckford with highlights from the first full day of our 35th Anniversary Festival.
In two days, we will gather to celebrate this Festival’s 35th anniversary and the wonderful Canadian writers who inspire, enlighten, educate, entertain and sustain us all year long. We also celebrate you, our audience of readers, who buy tickets and books and support Canadian writers and literary festivals!
Tickets to the 2017 Sunshine Coast Festival of the Written Arts go on sale on Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at 8 a.m. Tickets can be purchased by telephone at 604-885-9631 or 1-800-565-9631 or online. Tickets can be purchased by telephone, online and in person as of Thursday, June 1, 2017. Our office hours are 9 … Continue reading “Ticket Sale Date Reminder for the 2017 Festival of the Written Arts”
Back in 1983 this all-Canadian writers festival was the only one of its kind. No other literary festival in the country followed a mandate to present and promote Canadian writers exclusively. Now, 35 years later, there are dozens of Canadian and international writers festivals scattered throughout the country and we’re still here and still true … Continue reading “Welcome to the 35th annual Sunshine Coast Festival of the Written Arts”