WORD Vancouver 2015 will run from September 25 to 27th with free events taking place across the city (see list below). Be sure to check out the WORD Vancouver take-over of the Central Branch of the Vancouver Public Library on September 27th. Come down to hear musical performances, readings and panel discussions, or take part in free writing workshops.
This year’s programmed authors include: John Vaillant, Aislinn Hunter, Arthur Black, Amber Dawn, William Deverell, Evelyn Lau, George Bowering; for children: Julie Flett, Robin Stevenson, Deborah Hodge, Robert Heidbreder; as well as comic creators: David Boswell, Julian Lawrence, Michael Kluckner. Plus many many more! Check out the entire festival at wordvancouver.ca!
WORD Vancouver Festival Guide:
- September 23: Launch of The Revolving City: 51 Poems and the Stories Behind Them, at SFU Harbour Centre
- September 24: Pandora's Collective Presents Twisted Poets Literary Salon, Kate Braid and Elizabeth Bachinsky, at the Cottage Bistro
- September 25: Kemila Zsange, Past Life Regression: A Manual for Hypnotherapists to Conduct Effective Past Life Regression Sessions, at Banyen Books
- Adventure Awaits! – readings by Tiffany Stone, Elisa Gutierrez, Kathy Beliveau, and Lee Edward Födi, at Christianne’s Lyceum of Art and Literature
- Adventures in Songwriting - Grant Lawrence, at Historic Joy Kogawa House
- Pandora's Collective Literary Awards Gala, at CBC Studio 700
- September 26: A day of workshops for writers and publishers, at VPL Central Branch
- September 27: Downtown Festival Day, at Library Square