North Shore Writers Festival 2015

Back for its 16th year, the North Shore Writers Festival invites Writers and Readers to another fantastic literary weekend on April 17th and 18th, 2015, at the West Vancouver Memorial Library. Check out our Lineup and Schedule of Events for all the details. We'll see you there! The festival is free and no registration is… Continue reading North Shore Writers Festival 2015

Next Fest: April 11 & 12, 2014

Mark your calendars! The 2014 North Shore Writers Festival will be held Friday April 11th and Saturday April 12th at the North Vancouver City Library. We are finalizing our speakers now and are super excited to begin unveiling them soon. Stay tuned for more details!  

Tasty Tips on Food Writing at This Year’s Festival

This year, we are hosting a panel of food writers to whet your appetites for recipe book writing, food blogging and restaurant reviewing. Local cookbook doyenne Barbara-jo McIntosh, of Barbara-jo's Books to Cooks fame, will moderate the panel. Barbara-jo is a fount of knowledge about the food writing industry -- from her tenure as owner… Continue reading Tasty Tips on Food Writing at This Year’s Festival

Helen Humphreys Joins the 2013 Festival Lineup

The North Shore Writers Festival is thrilled to announce that Canadian literary superstar, Helen Humphreys, will be joining this year's festival on April 20th. Helen is the award-winning author of four books of poetry, six novels, and two works of creative non-fiction. At the festival, she will speak about writing her newest memoir, Nocturne, about… Continue reading Helen Humphreys Joins the 2013 Festival Lineup

North Shore Writers’ Association Announces 2013 Contest

Calling all writers! Our friends at the North Shore Writers' Association are sponsoring their 17th annual writing contest with more than $500 in prizes and publication! The winners will be announced at our Festival Reception on April 20th. Hurry, because submissions are due at the end of the month. Here are all the details: Deadline: Submissions must… Continue reading North Shore Writers’ Association Announces 2013 Contest

Where to Check Out Festival Titles

With just under two weeks before the festival, now would be a fabulous time to brush up on our fantastic headlining authors' books. Whether you want to power through all of them or get a group together to read one and discuss before the festival, the North Shore Writers Fest authors offer something for everyone.… Continue reading Where to Check Out Festival Titles

Getting Started and Getting Published – A Writers’ Panel

Have you dreamed of publishing a piece of writing but can’t quite figure out how to get past the blank page? If the answer is yes, the North Shore Writers Association’s session on Getting Started and Getting Published at this year's festival is for you. Local published authors will share their own writing and publishing experiences, and… Continue reading Getting Started and Getting Published – A Writers’ Panel

Here come the bloggers!

This year, the North Shore Writers Festival is offering its first-ever blogging panel with some of the region's most prominent bloggers. The following six panelists will discuss trends, best practices and the future of blogging at the festival from 2 to 3:30 in the Welsh Hall. Rebecca Bollwitt, one of BC’s Top 100 Women of… Continue reading Here come the bloggers!