VIWF Hot Sheet #3

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Weekend Edition

Selected Writers Festival Events with Tickets Available


58 – Polyphony | 8pm | Waterfront
Settle in at the Waterfront this evening to hear seven fine writers read from their new works. A wonderful way to sample some great reads!


62 – Out There, Right Here | 1:30pm | Waterfront
For those looking for a taste of the outrageous! Bare-knuckled bouts with the devil, psychic UFO-chasers and more!

64 – The Afternoon Tea | 3:30pm | Performance Works
Tea and tales from a diverse selection of Festival authors.

65 – emerge | 4pm | Waterfront
Hear from the new voices of Vancouver’s literary scene at the launch of the annual anthology from SFU’s Writers’ Studio.

At time of printing, tickets are also available for Events 52, 60.

To purchase tickets for any Writers Festival event, visit our office (1398 Cartwright Street) or contact Vancouver Tix at 604-629-8849 or Day of tickets are available at the door.

Can’t bear a whole year without the Writers Festival?

We’re back for An Evening with David Sedaris (November 1 at 7pm at The Centre). Back in Vancouver by popular demand, David Sedaris will read selections from his latest work including never before published stories. Tickets available through Ticketmaster ( or 604-280-3311) – use the code “writers” to help support the Writers Festival!

And, when wordsmiths and musicians hit the stage for Spoken World (February 18 at 7:30pm at Performance Works), get ready for an evening of sensory overload. Sal Ferreras, his chameleonic band Poetic License, and VJ Candelario Andrade make the magic happen with Ivan E. Coyote, Shane Koyczan, Ariana Waynes and Skeena Reece in a literary evening that shifts beyond words and music into a brave new artistic realm. Tickets available through Vancouver Tix by phoning 604-629-8849 or online at

Looking for a great place to relax between events?
Check out the AGRO Café at 1398 Railspur Alley for a fresh cup of free trade coffee. Or, The Granville Island Market, open 7am-7pm every day, provides endless options for a light snack or delicious meal.

The Vancouver International Writers Festival would like to thank all the volunteers, sponsors, and donors who helped make the Festival possible.

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