Canadian Authors–Metro Vancouver presents events on a variety of topics, all to do with aspects of writing. The public is welcome. Regular gatherings are held the second Wednesday
of the month from January to June and September to November. A summer social takes place in mid-August. The AGM/holiday social is held in early December.

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.

2018 Events

Next Event:

Wed Jan 10 from 7 to 9 pmExperimenting with the Potentials of Creative Non-Fiction with Betsy Warland

Betsy Warland is an essayist, poet, and manuscript consultant who designed and established The Writers Studio at Simon Fraser University.

Coming Up:

Wed Mar 14 from 7 to 9 pm: We host playwright and former CBC writer for This Hour Has 22 Minutes, Tetsuro Shigematsu.

Wed Apr 11 from 7 to 9 pm: Kevin Spenst hosts our poetry panel.

Save these dates: Regular Meetings are set for the second Wednesday of the month on May 9, Jun 13, Sep 12, Oct 10, and Nov 14. The Metro Vancouver branch takes a summer break in July. We hold our annual  Summer Social in mid-August, and our AGM and Seasonal Social in the first week of December.

Past Meetings & Events 2018

Past Meetings & Events 2017

Past Meetings & Events 2016

Past Meetings & Events 2015

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

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Next Event - Wed Feb 14 from 7 to 9 pm Betsy Warland: Experimenting with the potentials of Creative Non-Fiction


Next Event - Prose Open Mic - Tue Feb 20, 2018 Featured readers are Steve Szalai and Liz Walker