August 17-20, 2017 — Sechelt, BC

This website will be updated in April with information about the 2017 Festival. Please check back then for information about the schedule of events, ticket prices, on sale date, etc. In the meantime, Meet the Writers to see who's coming next summer.

Join Canada's longest running summer gathering of Canadian writers and readers, featuring established literary stars and exciting, new voices… with opportunities for writers and readers to mingle amidst Rockwood's heritage gardens.

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What's New

Mark Leiren-Young to replace Katherena Vermette (Mar 24)

Journalist and former CBC Radio Host Kathryn Gretsinger will be joining us to host/moderate three Festival events (Mar 23)

Donna Morrissey to open the 35th SCFOWA (Mar 20)

Bev Sellars joins the 2017 lineup (Mar 18)

The Sunshine Coast Festival of the Written Arts will host a workshop for writers on Saturday, April 1 from 9 am to 12 pm at the Rockwood Lodge in Sechelt. (Feb 28)

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