Events

Upcoming events

 

LILIANE LEILA JUMA TO FEATURE AT THE WORD VANCOUVER FESTIVAL 

Three stories, three accounts of childhood lost too young. These novels speak to the strength and courage of the human spirit torn apart by the most grievous of circumstances and our ability to go on.

Hosted by Natasha Boskic.

Featured Authors:

  • Liliane Leila Juma, Maison Rouge: Memories of a Childhood in War (Tradewind Books)
  • Heige S. Boehm, Secrets in the Shadows (Ronsdale Press)
  • Michelle Barker, My Long List of Impossible Things (Annick Press)

SEPTEMBER 24 @ 9:30 AM

FREE Online event. Read more here.

ADORE AN AUTHOR: OLIVE SENIOR, BOONOONOONOUS HAIR!

The Adopt an Author Program is one of Word Vancouver’s most popular (and critical!) annual fundraisers. Each adoption allows community members to make a meaningful connection with local talent, while directly contributing to the success of the Festival.

OCTOBER 8 @ 7PM

Online event. Read more and purchase tickets here.

Past events

Date/Time Event
20/10/2019
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Artist talk with Laura James
The Riverside Church, New York New York
01/10/2019
7:30 pm
Joanne Fitzgerald Illustrator in Residence Program
North York Central Library, Room 1, Toronto
07/08/2019
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Hornby Writer's Festival
04/05/2019 - 11/05/2019
12:00 am
TD Canadian Children's Book Week
10/04/2019
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Finale Celebration: Joseph A. Dandurand
Vancouver Central Library, Vancouver
05/04/2019 - 06/04/2019
All Day
Arushi Raina to be honored at the Africana Book Awards
03/04/2019 - 04/04/2019
12:00 am
Indigenous Authors & Storytellers for Children Series
Surrey Libraries, Surrey
16/03/2019
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
A conversation with author Nhung Tran-Davies
Loft 112, Orange Lofts, Calgary
09/02/2019 - 14/02/2019
12:00 am
Author Ellen Schwartz to feature at the Jewish Book Festival
07/04/2018
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
KWELI/Truth from the Diaspora's Boldest Voices
CUNY Graduate Centre, New York USA
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