Festival News

Brochure distribution and ticket update (updated May 10)

Updated May 10, 2022: While the ongoing pandemic hasn’t stopped us from planning a wonderful 40th anniversary Festival (August 11-14), it has caused us to rethink how we do things and make some significant changes. Some of you are long-time attendees and some of you are new to the Festival. I hope the explanations offered … Continue reading “Brochure distribution and ticket update (updated May 10)”

COMING SOON: Details about the 2022 Festival of the Written Arts

We are working on the 40th anniversary edition of the Sunshine Coast Festival of the Written Arts, taking place August 11-14, 2022. If you’re not already on our digital newsletter mailing list, please consider signing up here. This is the easiest way for us to share news, updates and announcements. If you have specific questions … Continue reading “COMING SOON: Details about the 2022 Festival of the Written Arts”

Search for New Artistic and Executive Director: Job Description and Application Process

Our Purpose The Sunshine Coast Festival of the Written Arts (SCFWA) aims to: bring Canadian writers together with readers at a Summer Festival promote the Sunshine Coast as a literary and cultural community, and advocate for literacy and the development of the craft of writing. The SCFWA is a registered charity and non-profit society. Our … Continue reading “Search for New Artistic and Executive Director: Job Description and Application Process”

Celebrating 40 years in 2022

The Sunshine Coast Festival of the Written Arts will celebrate 40 years in 2022. This website will be updated with details about the annual Festival in the late winter/early spring. The 2022 dates are August 11-14.

Virtual Festival is now live!

The recordings of all 12 Festival events are now posted online. You can purchase an all-access pass for $30 here: https://www.showpass.com/2021-virtual-festival-of-the-written-arts/. The recordings will be available for viewing until September 30. We hope you will join us!    

Passes for virtual Festival go on sale on August 16

Passes for the virtual version of the 2021 Festival of the Written Arts will go on sale at 8 a.m. (Pacific) on Monday, August 16 at  https://www.showpass.com/2021-virtual-festival-of-the-written-arts/. The passes are $30 each and will give you access to the recordings of all 12 events that took place in the Festival Pavilion this summer. The events … Continue reading “Passes for virtual Festival go on sale on August 16”

A reminder about waitlists!

Tickets to all events are currently sold out. Please consider putting your name on a waitlist for any events that you are interested in. If tickets become available, we will contact the people on the waitlist first. Call the office at 604-885-9631 or send an email to su**********@wr*************.ca.  

Podcast: 2021 Festival Preview

SCFWA artistic and executive director Jane Davidson and board president John Lussier join Sean Eckford for a preview of the 2021 Sunshine Coast Festival of the Written Arts, which opens July 4.