North Shore Writers Festival

Where readers and writers meet



18th Annual North Shore Writers Festival Where writers & readers meet

Join us for a celebration of Canadian literature brought to you by your North Shore public libraries – North Vancouver City, North Vancouver District and West Vancouver Memorial – as well as by the North Shore News.

The 18th annual event takes place over two- days and offers literary lovers and hundreds of festival-goers a host of events including a Local Author’s Book Fair, a Literary Trivia Night, and inspiring author readings.  Past guest authors have included Lawrence Hill, Elizabeth Hay, John Valliant and many more!  The festival is capped off by a free reception to celebrate not only our presenters, but the greater North Shore Literary community and Writer’s Association.

More information about our fantastic line-up coming soon!

When: Friday, April 7 and Saturday, April 8

Admission Cost: Free. No registration required. Seating on a first-come, first-served basis.

Where: North Vancouver City Library  | 120 – 14 Street West, North Vancouver, BC

Stay tuned for more information on guest speakers and events by following us on Facebook and Twitter!

Contact: For information, please contact Meghan Crowe at

5 thoughts on “About

  1. Thanks to Heidi, Kate, and Tara who did an amazing job of organizing once again, and to North Van City Library for being such welcoming and gracious hosts. The Festival has received rave reviews from everyone I have talked to!

    • Thanks Sue! We love doing the festival so much and especially appreciate all who volunteered and/or spoke at the festival. What an amazing community we live in to support this event so heartily!


  2. Good Day:
    I am a published author and I would like to read at your 2017 event. How should I proceed?
    Bruce Burrows

    • Hello Bruce, We have finalized the line-up for the 2016 North Shore Writers Festival. However, the North Shore Writers Association has a call open for submissions to join the Local Authors’ Book Fair. You can find the details here.

  3. Pingback: Ready to Read? Prepping for this year’s North Shore Writer’s Festival | The Top Shelf

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