Literary Events

Poetry Reading at the Fort Gallery which is hosting several local poets for a poetry reading on the subject of birds, concurrent with printmaker Edith Krause’s, An Avian Alphabet – It’s for the Birds! (Fort Gallery, Fort Langley, Mar. 29)

An evening with Monique Gray Smith presented by Sunshine Coast Festival of the Written Art. Monique is of Cree, Lakota and Scottish ancestry and is an award-winning author, storyteller, and consultant who travels the world to speak about reconciliation and resilience (Chatelech Secondary School, Sechelt, Apr. 6)

Poet Heidi Greco joins Canadian Authors Vancouver to celebrate National Poetry Month with an interactive presentation (BC Alliance for Arts + Culture boardroom, Vancouver, Apr. 10)

Egyptian-born novelist Anne Marie Drosso reads from her latest short story collection and discusses her craft. Presented by Canadian Authors Vancouver (BC Alliance for Arts + Culture boardroom, Vancouver, May 8)

Sunshine Coast Festival of the Written Arts Join Canada’s longest running summer gathering of Canadian writers and readers, featuring established literary stars and exciting, new voices, with opportunities for writers and readers to mingle amidst Rockwood’s heritage gardens. (Rockwood Centre, Sechelt Aug. 15-18)

News & Announcements

RCLAS 2019 Write On Contest -Deadline April 1

Rungh magazine launches a NEW issue with Salman Rushdie, Hal Wake. Fiction by Larrisa Lai. Book reviews and more. Join for free at


Exploring the Poetry of Place workshop with facilitator Alan Hill, Poet Laureate of the City of New Westminster and RCLAS President. Explore and experience the power of writing about the significant places in your life (Anvil Centre, New Westminster, Apr. 13)

Canadian Authors National CanWrite! 2019 Writers Conference is a vibrant gathering that offers writers opportunities to learn, network, pitch, connect, and celebrate. Early-bird registration is now open (University of British Columbia, Vancouver, May 16-19)

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