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.
I am writing this post as our province is poised to move into Step 3 of the BC Restart Plan tomorrow, July 1, and as we prepare for our opening event on Sunday, July 4. Although Dr. Henry has loosened restrictions on both mask-wearing and the number of people we are allowed to have in … Continue reading “BC Restart Plan Step 3”
While a number of events are sold out, there are still some tickets remaining for purchase. You can find the schedule and list of writers here. If there is a sold out event that you really want to see, please call the office or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and request to have your name … Continue reading “Ticket availability update: June 16, 2021”
Here’s the link to ticket sales information: https://writersfestival.ca/guest-information
Author David A. Robertson has curated a list of 48 books by Indigenous writers that will help you understand the impact of residential schools.
We are very proud to present The Measure: A Workshop on Writing Grief with Aislinn Hunter Sunday, July 11, 2021 – 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Rockwood Lodge (Artspace – basement) 5511 Shorncliffe Avenue, Sechelt Workshop fee: $30 Grief comes in so many forms. One can grieve the loss of a beloved person, a pet, … Continue reading “Writing Workshop with Aislinn Hunter”
See the schedule of events and meet the 2021 writers here! Ticket sales info coming soon! Please note: Our plans are based on being allowed to gather in groups of up to 50 in the Festival Pavilion. This means we will have fewer than 500 tickets to sell for the entire series. We will request … Continue reading “Summer 2021 schedule and author bios now posted!”
Further to the BC Provincial Health Officer’s announcement of the four-phase Restart Plan, we are thrilled to announce that we are proceeding with our plan to host a summer-long festival in July and August. Events will run every Sunday at 2 p.m. from July 4 to August 8. There will be afternoon and evening events … Continue reading “Update: May 26, 2021”
Look at these beauties who wandered through the Rockwood Centre (in ch’atlich, also known as Sechelt) last week. Watch all the way through to catch the little guy bringing up the rear! “Hey, you guys! Wait up!”
The Sunshine Coast Festival of the Written Arts is seeking an Administrative Assistant. This is a temporary position: Monday, May 31 to Friday, August 20. The position is 5 days/30 hours per week. The hourly wage is $17/hour (plus 4% vacation pay). Applicants must be between the ages of 15 to 30 but are not … Continue reading “Summer Intern Position: Application Deadline May 14”