Increasing the contribution of writers with ideas to our knowledge, understanding, and appreciation of our world.
Creating a resource centre for our creative communities to explore ideas for creative connections that excite new insights, new ideas, new imagination, new initiatives, and new investment around opportunities for creative community enterprise.
Words shape our worlds. They can delight, inspire, provoke, comfort and unite, – as do the authors, journalists, and poets who wield them. At the Vancouver Writers Fest we encourage readers of all ages to explore the power of storytelling, and books, through our dozens of events with local and international writers.
Canada has a wealth of authors who, through their stories, bring attention to people, issues and the human condition. But these writers also have colourful stories of their own. To get to know them better, let’s look at some interesting facts about three top Canadian authors and a sampling of their most well-known works. Let’s explore some interesting facts about three top Canadian authors and a sampling of their most well-known works.