Thank you to everyone who attended, participated in, volunteered at and supported the 14th annual North Shore Writers Festival. The Festival was a fantastic literary celebration on the North Shore with attentive and enthusiastic full houses at the author readings, panels, trivia event and reception. The Festival’s organizing committee would like to extend our appreciation … Continue reading Festival 2013 – A Grand Success!
The three libraries that organize the Festival - North Vancouver City, North Vancouver District and West Vancouver Memorial Libraries - are pleased to present the 14th annual Festival this Friday the 19th and Saturday the 20th! All events are held at the Lynn Valley Library, 1277 Lynn Valley Road, North Vancouver. Which event are you … Continue reading The 2013 Festival Starts on Friday!
Do you love books? We do! Test your knowledge of “who wrote what” and other bookish factoids, at the Festival’s first ever quiz night! Hosted by quiz master Grant Lawrence, the gregarious and encyclopedic CBC radio 3 personality and award-winning author of Adventures in Solitude. The quiz was crafted by quiz mistress Julie Backer, librarian & former … Continue reading Literary Trivia Quiz Night
We announce with pleasure that Vancouver’s award-winning Poet Laureate, Evelyn Lau will read at this year’s Festival. Lau has written five previous volumes of poetry, two short story collection, a novel and two works of non-fiction. Her newest collection of poetry, A Grain of Rice, honours family, attends to loss and celebrates the transformational.
We are delighted that Tanis Rideout will be part of the 2013 North Shore Writers Festival. Rideout's stunning debut novel Above All Things traces George Mallory's epic and ill-fated 1924 Everest expedition and a day in the life of his wife and family who await his return in England. Tanis has been a finalist for … Continue reading Tanis Rideout Joins North Shore Writers Festival 2013
We are very pleased to announce that Terry Fallis will read from his third novel Up and Down (to be published in September) at the 14th annual North Shore Writers Festival at the Lynn Valley Main Library. You can listen to audio chapters over at his website. Fallis is a public relations insider who self-published his debut satirical novel, The Best Laid Plans, … Continue reading Terry Fallis at the 2013 Festival