For the past 29 years, the Vancouver Writers Fest has provided a forum for authors to connect with readers, resulting in a vibrant exchange of ideas and conversation. Numerous prominent writers in numerous mediums and genres have performed dramatic readings, discussed ideas, and engaged with audiences on numerous levels. This year the Vancouver Writers Fest runs October 17 – 23, and will include various comic comic writer-artists: Faith Erin Hicks (Adventures of Superhero Girl and Nameless City), Frank Viva (Along a Long Road and Sea Change), Sarah Glidden (How to Understand Israel in 60 Days or Less and Rolling Blackouts: Dispatches from Turkey, Syria, and Iraq), and Teva Harrison (In-Between Days).
The particular Writers Fest events that they will be involved with are:
- Illustrated Imaginations featuring Faith Erin Hicks and Frank Viva – Tuesday, October 18, 10:00am, Studio 1398.
- Live and Learn featuring Frank Viva and Gordon Korman – Thursday, October 20 at 10:00am, Granville Island Stage.
- Embedded featuring Sarah Glidden, Deborah Campbell, and Kevin Patterson – Thursday, October 20, 8:30pm, Waterfront Theatre.
- In-Between Days featuring Teva Harrison – Friday, October 21, 1:00pm, Studio 1398.
For more information, visit the Vancouver Writers Fest website.