Vancouver International Writers & Readers Festival 2009

This year’s Vancouver International Writers & Readers Festival, running from Oct. 18-25, features six fantastic House of Anansi and Groundwood Books authors. From poetry slams to children’s storytelling, our authors do it all. And you can be there to witness all the action in person — just check out the dates and times below!

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Marie-Claire Blais

Marie-Claire Blais

Marie-Claire Blais, author of Rebecca, Born in the Maelstrom

Thur. Oct. 22, at 7 pm: Vous m’en lirez tant

Fri. Oct. 23, at 10 am: The Tightrope

Fri. Oct. 23, at 8 pm: An Intimate Evening with Marie-Claire Blais

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Tim Wynne-Jones

Tim Wynne-Jones

Tim Wynne-Jones, author of Rex Zero, the Great Pretender

Wed. Oct. 21, at 10 am: Fright Night

Wed. Oct. 21, at 1 pm: Word Play

Thur. Oct. 22, at 10 am: Titans

Fri. Oct. 23, at 1 pm: Lurk

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Rukhsana Khan

Rukhsana Khan

Rukhsana Khan, author of Wanting Mor

Wed. Oct. 21, at 1 pm: Word Play

Thur. Oct. 22, at 1 pm: Wanting Mor

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Heather McHugh

Heather McHugh

Heather McHugh, author of Upgraded to Serious

Sat. Oct. 24, at 8 pm: The Poetry Bash

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Lisa Moore

Lisa Moore

Lisa Moore, author of February

Tue. Oct. 20, at 8 pm: The Alma Lee Opening Night Event: GRAND OPENINGS

Wed. Oct. 21, at 8 pm: Living with Death

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Zoe Whittall

Zoe Whittall

Zoe Whittall, author of Holding Still For As Long As Possible

Fri. Oct. 23, at 1 pm: The Mini Poetry Bash

Fri. Oct. 23, at 8 pm: The Literary Cabaret

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