News & Events

All regular meetings of the Metro Vancouver Branch are held at
the BC Alliance for Arts + Culture,
Suite 100, 938 Howe Street, Vancouver BC V6Z 1N9
Time: 7 to 9 p.m. (doors open at 6:45 p.m.)
Cost: Members no charge; Guests $10; Students with ID $5  Tickets available at the door


Upcoming Literary Events:


Wed Nov 8 –  7 to 9 pm
Rejected But Not Dejected – Tactics for getting your story read
with Robert Mackwood, Literary Agent 

Many submissions to publishers and agents go unanswered and probably many are unread. Some writers even collect rejection letters (or e-mails more likely) and use the increasing number as motivation to find a home for their work. But sometimes a change in tactics can mean a much different reply to their work. Location: BC Alliance for Arts + Culture Read more …

Sun Nov 19 – 2 to 4 pm

STIRRING THE OCCURRING Stephen Leacock and the Act of Artistic Creation – featuring Voyageur Storytelling 

A Special Event presented by Canadian Authors–Metro Vancouver with support from SFU The Writer’s Studio Creative Writing Program & SFU Continuing Studies Read more …

Canadian Authors – Victoria 2017 Event Schedule

Victoria Writers Meet & Greet

Date & Time: Friday, Nov 3 from 5 to 7 pm
Location: James Joyce Bistro/Peacock Billiards, 1175-C Douglas Street (at View), Victoria, BC V8W 2E2. The location is across from the Bay Centre.


Autumn 2017: New Social Media Expert in Residence Program for Canadian Authors Members
The Canadian Authors Social Media Expert in Residence for Fall 2017 is Catherine Saykaly-Stevens. This national program will help CAA members improve their social media skills and find new ways to engage fans and readers through Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and other social media platforms. For information about webinars, weekly tips, and Q & A sessions with the SME and to register for the program, click here.

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Wed Nov 8 from 7 to 9 pm Rejected But Not Dejected – Tactics for getting your story read
with Literary Agent Robert Mackwood

Special Event Sun Nov 19 from 2 to 4 pm STIRRING THE OCCURRING - Stephen Leacock and the Act of Artistic Creation


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Victoria Writers Meet & Greet Fri Nov 3 from 5 to 7 pm