Word Vancouver 2017


The big festival day happens on September 24 in and around the Central Branch of the Vancouver Public Library; from 11 am – 5 pm, take in free readings, panel discussions, writing workshops, site performers, family activities, an exhibitor marketplace, and more. Canadian authors, as well as book, magazine, comics, education, and literacy exhibitors will gather to celebrate our region’s thriving literature and literacy communities. Activities and fun for all ages!

Word Vancouver is thrilled to have authors of all genres joining us in 2017: Carleigh Baker, Grant Lawrence, Katherine Collins, Gurjinder Basran, Michael V. Smith, Jónína Kirton, Adèle Barclay, Rodney DeCroo, Julie Flett, Jen Sookfong Lee, and many more!

This year, look forward to approximately 100 readings and presentations, 150 authors and panelists, 25 workshops, and 75 exhibitors. Festival day on Sunday will include 9 venues!

Various venues Tues-Sat Sept. 19-23 (http://wordvancouver.ca/2017-festival/schedule/)

Sunday September 24, festival day, at Library Square (in and around VPL Central Branch, 350 W Georgia St.)

Info: www.wordvancouver.ca, info@rebuscreative.com, 604-684-8266 (Watch for programming updates on our website in September!)

Full program details at our website and via issuu: https://issuu.com/wordvancouver/docs/word_vancouver_program_2017

Admission: Free