Events

Canadian Authors–Metro Vancouver holds its events on a variety of topics, all to do with aspects of writing. The public is welcome. All regular gatherings are held on the second Wednesday of the month from Jan to Jun and Sep to Nov at:

Location: BC Alliance for Arts + Culture, 938 Howe Street, Suite 100, Vancouver BC V6Z 1N9 Time: 7-9 p.m., (doors open at 6:45 p.m.) Cost: Members no charge; Guests $10; Students with ID $5. Pay at the door.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Jun 22 to 25 – CanWrite! 2017Canadian Authors national writers conference and retreat
Location: Humber College Waterfront in Toronto

July – Summer break

NEXT EVENT

Wed Aug 16 – 6 to 9 pm: Metro Vancouver Branch Summer Social for members and guests
Location: Firefighters Public House, Burnaby

AUTUMN EVENTS

Wed Sep 13 – 7 to 9 pm: Tsunami in Indonesia: The Anatomy of a Disaster
with Russ Froese
, Award-winning Journalist / Producer, and Canadian Red Cross Communications Delegate
Location: BC Alliance for Arts + Culture, 938 Howe Street, Suite 100, Vancouver BC V6Z 1N9

Sun Sep 24 11 to 5 pm: WORD Vancouver
4 to 5 pm: How to Build a Story – Workshop with John Mavin
Location
: Vancouver Public Library – Library Square

Sept 30 – CA-Metro Vancouver 2017 Story Contest winners will be notified by no later than September 30, 2017.

Wed Oct 11 – 7 to 9 pm: Historical letters and interviews with Ruth Derksen-Siemens, creative non-fiction author
Location: BC Alliance for Arts + Culture, 938 Howe Street, Suite 100, Vancouver BC V6Z 1N9

Oct 11 to 15 –Whistler Writers Festival & Whistler Independent Book Awards

Wed Nov 8- 7 to 9 pm: Breathing the Page: Reading the Act of Writing with Betsy Warland, writer, manuscript consultant, and teacher
Location: BC Alliance for Arts + Culture, 938 Howe Street, Suite 100, Vancouver BC V6Z 1N9

Sun Nov 19 – 1 to 5 pm: Special CA-MV Event: Stephen Leacock Re-Tour with Voyageur Storytellers
Location:
SFU Downtown Vancouver

Tue Dec 5 – 6 to 9 pm: AGM and Holiday Social, including readings of winning entries in CA–MV 2017 Story Contest
Location: Cottage Bistro, Vancouver

Location: BC Alliance for Arts + Culture, 938 Howe Street, Suite 100, 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. Pay at the door.

 

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Branch Contact: Kathleen Schmitt, President: VANpresident(at)canadianauthors.org | 788-680-3374

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CA–Metro Vancouver will be on a summer break during July.
The annual summer Social for members and their guests is set for Wed Aug 16

Next Literary Event
Wed Sep 13 - 7 to 9 pm

Tsunami in Indonesia: The Anatomy of a Disaster with Russ Froese, Award-winning Journalist / Producer, and Canadian Red Cross Communications Delegate

VICTORIA NEWS & EVENTS

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Next Event

Victoria Writers Meet & Greet Fri Jul 21 from 5 to 7 pm
The Victoria Writers’ Society, Federation of BC Writers, and Canadian Authors–Victoria partner for this event