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In addition to local news and events, programs and publications from Canadian Authors–Metro Vancouver, we invite you to visit the national Canadian Authors Association website. It provides writers with a wide variety of programs, services, and resources to help them develop their skills in both the craft and the business of writing, enhance their ability to earn a living as a writer, and have access to a Canada-wide network of writers and publishing industry professionals.

CanadianAuthors.org, is loaded with program information, literary news, an events calendar, and other resources, including:

History
CanWrite! National Conference and AGM
Canadian Writers’ Summit
Literary Awards
Membership as a Professional, Associate or Student
FAQs: Frequently asked questions and information about Publishing, Agents, ISBN and Copyright.

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News & Events

CA–Metro Vancouver News & Events

Whistler Independent Book Awards
This year’s  WIBA submissions were accepted until April 30, 2020. Entries are now being evaluated and the shortlist will be announced June 1, 2020.

Updated Wednesday, May 13, 2020
Special notice:
Due to the COVID 19 outbreak, we continue to follow government guidelines and are joining other Canadian businesses and organizations in suspending Canadian Authors–Metro Vancouver meetings until further notice. We hope to resume our meetings in the fall.
Please check our website or subscribe to our newsletter for updates.
We are writers helping writers – since 1921. For more on writing, visit Canadian Authors national website.

 

CA–Victoria News & Events

CA-Victoria has also suspended all meetings and presentations until further notice due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

 

 

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DID YOU KNOW?

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.