VAN Programs

 

Canadian Authors–Metro Vancouver (Including Victoria) Branch Programs

In addition to these local programs, there are a number of programs and services offered by the national organization which are available to all members.

Writers’ Circles A group of Vancouver writers gather on a regular basis to support each other in the writing process. It is a way to stay focused and get helpful feedback, with the goal of helping the writer improve the written material, including both constructive criticism and warranted praise.

Vancouver Events include monthly meetings with guest speakers, workshops and special presentations, member’s socials and writers conferences. Subscribe to Metro Vancouver’s newsletter for updates.

Victoria Events include guest speakers, open mic sessions, and meet and greet events. Dates and locations vary. Subscribe to Victoria’s newsletter for updates.

Canadian Authors Association National Programs & Services

    1. CanWrite! writers’ conference and retreat – Biennial (2019)
    1. Webinars
    1. Literary Awards Program
    1. Roving Writers Touring Program
    1. Young Authors of Canada Program
    1. Member Directory
    1. Professional Development
    1. Writers Helping Writers
    1. Professional Editor-in-Residence (PEiR) Program

To find out more about these programs and services, visit the national website.

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News & Events

CA–Metro Vancouver News & Events

UPCOMING EVENTS

Wed Feb 12 from 7 to 9 pm
Lynn Duncan of Vivalogue Publishing & the Whistler Independent Book Awards

CA–Victoria News & Events

UPCOMING EVENTS

Tue Feb 11 from 7 to 9 pm
SPOTLIGHT Prose Open Mic

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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.