Tanis Rideout: “Above All Things”

Author Tanis Rideout kicks off this year’s festival with some beautiful readings from her novel “Above All Things”.  She reminisced to the crowed about the way that she became completely consumed with George Mallory’s life and his exhibitions up Mount Everest.  These interests lead her to write the novel about his failed attempt to ascend… Continue reading Tanis Rideout: “Above All Things”

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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

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!