Victoria Past Events

2018

Sat Apr 21 from 1 to 4:30 pm – Reimagine the Page: Editing Strategies for Deep Revisions

Workshop with Jennifer Manuel. For more information, please see the Workshop Poster and Registration Form.

Friday, April 27 from 5 pm to 7 pm – Writers Spring Meet & Greet

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

Tue Mar 20 from 7 to 8:15 pm – Prose Open Mic

Come out for a chance to read your fiction or non-fiction at Victoria’s prose open-mic event. Featuring Victoria writer Ruby Monroe.

Tue Feb 20 from 7 to 9 pm – Prose Open Mic

Five-minute readings of fiction and non-fiction (please keep language family-friendly for this venue). Featuring  Steve Szalai and Liz Walker.

2017

Tue Nov 21 from 7 to 9 pm – Speak Easy Prose Open Mic

Five-minute readings of fiction and non-fiction. Featuring Voyageur Storytelling on Stephen Leacock’s ideas about writing and creating.

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.

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. 

Fri July 21 – Victoria Writers Meet & Greet

Fri Jun 16 to Tue Aug 8 – Flash Creative Nonfiction Contest – Winners Announced

Tue Jun 13 7 pm – Speak Easy Open Mic

Read fiction or non-fiction at Speak Easy, Victoria’s newest prose open-mic event. Readings up to five minutes. Victoria authors Andrea McKenzie Raine and Myrtle Siebert will be the featured readers. 

Tue Apr 25  Speak Easy Prose Open Mic 

Read fiction or non-fiction at Speak Easy, Victoria’s newest prose open-mic event. Readings up to four minutes. Victoria authors Kay Stewart and Frank Wilson will be the featured readers. Free. Location: Good Earth Coffeehouse, 1971 Oak Bay Ave, Victoria, BC V8R 1E2

Fri Apr 21  Victoria Writers Meet & Greet

Fri Jan 20 – Victoria Writers Meet & Greet

Meet & Greet events are held at James Joyce Bistro/Peacock Billiards, 1175-C Douglas Street (at View). The location is across from the Bay Centre.

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Fri, Sep 7 from 5 to 7 pm:
Victoria Writers Autumn Meet & Greet – The Federation of BC Writers, Victoria Writers’ Society, and Canadian Authors–Victoria partner for a writers' social at James Joyce Bistro/Peacock Billiards, 1175-C Douglas Street (at View). The location is across from the Bay Centre.

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