Metro Vancouver Events

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. The public is welcome.

Upcoming Events

Autumn 2019

Monday, December 2 from 6 to 9 pm

Canadian Authors–Metro Vancouver Branch (including Victoria)  Annual General Meeting and Winter Social at the Old Spaghetti Factory, 50, 8th Street, New Westminster, BC V3M 3N8.

View the evening’s agenda and a link to the Old Spaghetti Factory’s special ‘Bella’ menuRSVP Required by noon, Friday, Nov 29. 

Location: The Old Spaghetti Factory, New Westminster

2020 Meetings

NEXT EVENT

Wednesday, January 8, 2020  from 7 to 9 pm
Michael Mirolla, Writer and Publisher, Guernica Editions

UPCOMING EVENTS

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 from 7 to 9 pm       
TBC

Wednesday, March 11, 2020 from 7 to 9 pm             
Karen Schauber, Flash Fiction

Wednesday, April 8, 2020 from 7 to 9 pm                  
Cynthia Sharp, Poetry workshop

Wednesday, May 13, 2020 from 7 to 9 pm               
Iona Whishaw, Historical Fiction

Wednesday, June 10, 2020 from 7 to 9 pm               
TBC

Summer break during July

Summer Social                                    
TBCDate, Time, and Location to be announced

Wednesday, September 9, 2020 from 7 to 9 pm     
Open Mic

Sunday, September 29, 2020
Word Vancouver, Vancouver Public Library

Wednesday, October 14, 2020 from 7 to 9 pm           
TBC

Wednesday, November 4, 2020 from 7 to 9 pm          
Panel
Please note that this month’s meeting will be held a week early, due to Remembrance Day falling on the second Wednesday.

December, 2020 – Date, Time, and Location to be announced
Annual General Meeting and Winter Social

 

Past Meetings & Events 2018
Past Meetings & Events 2017
Past Meetings & Events 2016
Past Meetings & Events 2015

Branch Contact: Kathleen Schmitt, President: VANpresident(at)canadianauthors.org | 604-299-1764

 

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Writer and publisher Michael Mirolla at 7 p.m. on Wed Jan 8.

CA–Victoria News & Events

UPCOMING EVENTS

Fri Jan 17 from 5 to 7 pm Writers Winter Meet & Greet at the James Joyce Bistro/Peacock Billiards

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Historic Joy Kogawa House, the home from which author Joy Kogawa’s family was displaced in 1942, is run by a not-for-profit organization. The house now serves as a cultural and heritage centre, a site of healing and reconciliation, and a place for author residencies.