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2015 Vancouver Writers Fest
October 20, 2015 - October 25, 2015
The 2015 Vancouver Writers Fest takes place Oct. 20 to 25 on Granville Island and is the largest ever mounted and will present authors from across the globe to Vancouver audiences over the six days of the Festival.
In addition to well known and very popular Canadian authors, including Lawrence Hill, Elizabeth Hay, Patrick deWitt, Nino Ricci, John Vaillant, Bill Richardson and Camilla Gibb, stars of the literary world attending the Festival include Paula Hawkins, best-selling author of The Girl on the Train, non-fiction writer Simon Winchester and internationally best-selling UK author Sarah Dunant.
For grades K – 12 students, the Writers Fest features daytime events in both French and English that will bring more than 5,000 young readers to Granville Island.
Tickets for the Festival events go on sale to the public on Tuesday, Sept. 8, online through vancouvertix.com or by calling 604-629-VTIX (604-629-8849). Tickets will also be available in person at the Writers Fest box office, 1398 Cartwright Street.