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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 finalists announced.

NEXT EVENT:

SUMMER SOCIAL for CA–MV members and guests: Wed Aug 21 from 6 to 10 pm at the Firefighters’ Public House in Burnaby.

FALL SEASON OPEN MIC: Wed Sep 11 from 7 – 9 pm. All are welcome. On-line pre-registration will be required, first come, first served. Online registration opens on August 15.

Save the date. Sept 29 at WORD Vancouver,  Canadian Authors presents a talk by Jonas Saul. Visit our table and learn more about what we do.

Featuring Vancouver Noir mystery writer Sam Wiebe on Wed Oct 9 and writer-editor Christina Myers on Wed Nov 13.

Our Annual General Meeting and winter social is scheduled for Mon Dec 2 at the Old Spaghetti Factory in New Westminster.

CA–Victoria News & Events

UPCOMING EVENTS WILL TAKE PLACE IN Autumn 2019.

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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.