Literary Festivals

LITERARY FESTIVALS, events where book authors are exposed to the public in readings and workshop settings, have become a feature of provincial literary life since the 1980s. Several small events take place around the province, but the "Big Three" occur annually in SECHELT, VICTORIA and VANCOUVER. The oldest literary festival in BC is the Sunshine Coast Festival of the Written Arts, held every August at the Rockwood Centre, a heritage lodge in Sechelt. Launched in 1983 by members of the Suncoast...

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