Vancouver Writers Fest 2016

October 18, 2016

October 23, 2016

10:00 am To 6:00 pm

Granville Island Public Market, Duranleau Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada


Event Description

The Vancouver Writers Fest turns reading into a community experience, bringing people together to share thoughts, explore ideas, and witness brilliant conversations.The Festival is a celebration of story, told by authors, poets, spoken word performers, and graphic novelists. For six days in October, this celebration takes place in the cultural oasis of Granville Island, and continues throughout the year with the Incite reading series at the VPL, special events with leading writers and the Spreading the Word education programs at Lower Mainland schools and in small BC communities.


Vancouver Writers Fest

202-1398 Cartwright St, Vancouver BC, V6H 3R8


About Organizer

The Vancouver Writers Fest brings readers and writers together to reimagine our lives and our world, through story-telling and vibrant dialogue. The Vancouver Writers Fest is one of North America's premier literary events, presenting an annual six-day Festival in late October and the Incite reading series in the spring. The Festival was inaugurated in 1988 by founding Artistic Director Alma Lee. In 2010, the Festival was named as the best large literary festival in Canada, by the Canadian Tourism Commission. Originally called the Vancouver International Writers and Readers Festival, the organization adopted its current name in 2012.

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