Upcoming Event: Word Vancouver, Sept 25-29

September 6th, 2013

All events are free and will take place at various venues from Sept. 25 to 29. The big festival day happens on Sunday the 29th in and around the Central Branch of the Vancouver Public Library (350 W Georgia St, between Robson and Georgia and Hamilton and Homer). Come hear musical performances, author readings and panel discussions, and take part in free workshops. Canadian authors and book and magazine exhibitors are all gathered to share their passion for words and stories. Fun for literature and literacy lovers of any age!

This year’s festival features many amazing writers spread over five days, including: Peter Darbyshire, Cynthia Flood, Rawi Hage, Irene Watts, Adam Hart, Dennis Foon, Arno Kopecky, Mary Novik, Daniel Kalla, Mark Leiren-Young, Carellin Brooks, Shaena Lambert, Janie Chang, bill bissett, Amber Dawn, Evelyn Lau, Brad Cran, George Stanley, Moreka Jolar & Heidi Scheifley, Julie Flett, Robert Heidbreder, Gary Kent, Caroline Adderson, and Rachelle Delaney.

There’s a poetry theme going on this year – check out automated poetry vending machines on site, a peace poem, an amazing day of poetry in the poetry tent, and more!

More information: www.wordvancouver.ca, info@rebuscreative.com, 604-684-8266, full program: http://issuu.com/wordvancouver/docs/word_vancouver_2013_program_guide

Admission: Free

Word Vancouver is part of Culture Days.