Welcome to Canadian Authors-Victoria

Canadian Authors–Victoria organizes writing events in Victoria, BC. We are affiliated with the Metro Vancouver Branch and are part of the Canadian Authors Association, which encourages and inspires writers of all genres. We offer aspiring, emerging, and professional writers opportunities and resources to hone their writing and business skills, network with others, and thrive in a community of like-minded professionals.

Upcoming Writers Events

Canadian Authors-Victoria 2017 Flash Creative Nonfiction Contest

The 2017 contest winners and their stories will be announced on Tuesday, August 8 in the Victoria Times Colonist.

The winning entries, along with Judge David Leach’s comments, are posted here.

Tue Oct 17 from 7 to 9 pm – Speak Easy Prose Open Mic

Read fiction or nonfiction at Speak Easy, Victoria’s newest prose open-mic event. Readings up to five minutes. Open mic sign-up 6:45 pm to 7:00 pm. Featured readers will include Victoria author Margaret Gracie and winners of the Canadian Authors–Victoria 2017 flash creative nonfiction contest. 

Cost: This is a free event

Location: Good Earth Coffeehouse, 1971 Oak Bay Ave, Victoria, BC V8R 1E2

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

The Victoria Writers’ Society, Federation of BC Writers, and Canadian Authors–Victoria are partnering for a Meet and Greet.

Date and 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.

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News & Events

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CA–Metro Vancouver's 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


2017 Flash Creative Nonfiction Contest Results will be published in the Victoria Times Colonist on Tuesday, August 8

Next Event Tue Oct 17 from 7 to 9 pm – Speak Easy Prose Open Mic featuring Author Margaret Gracie & winners of CA-Vic 2017 flash creative nonfiction contest

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