North Shore Writers Festival

Where readers and writers meet

Alumni

2016 

Headlining Authors: Jordan Abel, Camilla Gibb, Lynn Johnston

Panelists: Rod Baker, Diana Stevan, and the North Shore Writers Association

Hosts: Grant Lawrence, JJ Lee, Julia Backer

Local Author Book Fair: Gloria Allan, Elaine Berg, Vera Gibson, Karyn Henwood, Patrick Hill, Georgia Hunter, Marian Keen, Penelope J. McDonald, Erin MacNair, Marie Sadro, Claire Snyman, Dorothy Stott, Mary Tasi, Wade Baker, Megan Williams.

2015

Headlining Authors: John Vaillant, Heather O’Neill, Aislinn Hunter and Doretta Lau

Panelists: Carol Cram, Kayla Czaga, Rita Wong and Elaine Woo

Hosts: Zsuzsi Gartner, Grant Lawrence, JJ Lee, Dina Del Bucchia,

Local Author Book Fair: Jackie Bateman, Patricia Bowman, Una Bruhns, Claudia Cornwall, Patty Emry, Karen Dodd, Pasha Parvaneh Hashemi, Barry Jakel, Marian Keen, Bernice Lever, Stuart Newton, Sanford Osler, David Roberts, Marie Sadro, Maria Tomsich and Lisa Voisin

2014

Headlining Authors: Sandra Gulland, Daniel Kalla, Vincent Lam, Grant Lawrence, Jen Sookfong Lee, Mary Novik, Roberta Rich

Panelists: Joan Boxall, Martin Crosbie, Karen Dodd, kc dyer, Jessie Finkelstein, Nancy Flight, Sonia Haynes, Brian Kaufman, Colleen MacMillan, Margaret Reynolds, Cathy Scrimshaw

Hosts: Julie Backer, Grant Lawrence

2nd Annual Literary Trivia Winning Team: The Bond Girls of Black Bond Books

2013

Headlining Authors: Terry Fallis, Helen Humphreys, Evelyn Lau, Tanis Rideout

Panelists: Maggie Bolitho, Diana Chan, Martin Crosbie, Lynn Crymble, Sonia Haynes, Barbara-jo McIntosh, Andrew Morrison, Mijune Pak, Sylvia Taylor, Stephanie Yuen

Hosts: Julie Backer, Sean Cranbury, Grant Lawrence

1st Annual Literary Trivia Winning Team: 2013 – The Knuffle Bunnies of North Vancouver District Public Library

2012

Headlining Authors: Anita Rau Badami, Marina Endicott, Daniel Kalla, Kallie George

Panelists: Rebecca Bollwitt, Fran Bourassa, Karen Bower, Sean Cranberry, Kelsey Dundon,  Jenn Farrell, Bernice Lever, Jeanette Ordas, Sylvia Taylor, Gerhard Winkler

2011

Caroline Adderson, Meeru Dhalwala, John Furlong, Ryan Knighton, Grant Lawrence, Timothy Taylor, Dianne Warren

2010

Joy Fielding, Anosh Irani, Annabel Lyon

2009

Maria Coffey, Dr. Stanley Coren, Dave Duncan, Steven Galloway, Lawrence Hill, Holly Phhillips, Mary Novik, Bill Richardson

2008

Arthur Black, William Deverell, Sandra Gulland, June Hutton, Daniel Kalla, Jen Sookfong Lee, Mike McCardell, Marina Nemat, Mary Novik, Michael Thoma, Chris Turner

2007

Colin Angus, Kate Braid, Ivan E. Coyote, Maggie de Vries, Wendy French, Robyn Harding, Allison Howard, Blanche Howard, Susan Juby, John Vaillant, Annie Watts, Dolly Watts

2006

Jean Barman, Pam Freir, Anne Giardini, Linda Granfield, Karsten Heuer, Aislinn Hunter, Eden Robinson,  Peter Robinson, Gregory Scofield, Jack Whyte

2005

Anita Rau Badami, Nick Bantock, Bob Bossin, Sharon Butala, Sparkle Hayter, Crawford Kilian, Patrick Lane, Charles Montgomery, Melanie Ray, Audrey Thomas, Russell Thornton

2004

Luanne Armstrong, John Bishop, Sita Carboni, Elizabeth Hay, Barbara Hodgson, Des Kennedy, Penny Le Couteur, Heather Neale, Bonnie Nish, Michael Slade, Madeleine Thiene

2003

Gail Anderson-Dargatz, Marilyn Bowering, Michael Buckley, Jack Christie, Lorna Crozier, Chris Czajkowski, Trish Gauntlett, Timothy Taylor, Michael Thoma

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