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Don’t Miss These 6 Events at the Vancouver Writers Festival

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The Vancouver Writers Festival is celebrating its 30th year with more than 95 events and 110 authors this month. From October 16th to October 22nd, you can catch a literary all-star lineup including Margaret Atwood (fresh off the launch of the Emmy-winning The Handmaid’s Tale TV series), Adam Gopnik, Nicole Krauss, Mary Gaitskill, Barbara Gowdy, […]

Word Vancouver Festival 2017

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A poetry dispenser, a typing corner, performance artists, readings, and many, many books! It’s the Word Vancouver Festival, a free celebration of reading and writing in Downtown Vancouver with 100 readings and presentations, 150 authors and panelists, 25 workshops, and 75 exhibitors. Word Vancouver Festival 2017 Admission: Free When: Tuesday, September 19 to Sunday, September […]

The Outsiders Author S.E. Hinton is Coming to Vancouver

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Celebrating the 50th anniversary of The Outsiders, author S.E. Hinton will be making an appearance in Vancouver on April 1st thanks to Kidsbooks. S.E. Hinton is Coming to Vancouver Where: West Point Grey United Church (4595 West 8th, Vancouver) When: Saturday, April 1, 2017 at 3:00pm Tickets: FREE event! Arrive early to secure your seat […]

About Sixty: Why Every Sherlock Holmes Story is the Best

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Today is the publication date of About Sixty, a new Sherlock Holmes book that someone very near and dear to me had a hand in creating. My mother, President of Vancouver’s Sherlock Holmes Society (est. 1987), was asked to contribute one of the essays in a book about Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s sixty original Sherlock […]

Word Vancouver 2016

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Word Vancouver returns September 21-25, presenting the city’s free festival of reading and writing. Canadian authors and book, magazine, and comics exhibitors all gather to share their love for the written word. Look forward to 100 readings, 150 authors, and 20 workshops, for literature and literacy lovers of any age. Word Vancouver Venues From Wednesday, […]