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WRITE ON BOWEN

FESTIVAL OF READERS & WRITERS
SATURDAY, AUGUST 6 & SUNDAY, AUGUST 7, 2022

Join us on beautiful Bowen Island this summer. We are presenting eight workshops over two days, featuring a fabulous variety of topics from crime fiction, screenwriting and memoir writing, to poetry, non-fiction and publishing. We'll be hosting a panel luncheon plus the Festival Gala on Saturday night, with a number of stellar presenters and live performances. The festival is set at the Cove Commons on idyllic Bowen Island, with workshops held at the Library Annex and Copper Spirit Distillery, in Snug Cove.

Register now! Space is limiteD.
 
 

Festival at a Glance

SATURDAY, AUGUST 6

SUNDAY, AUGUST 7

9 am - 10 am

Welcome with Bob Baker 

Coffee & Muffins

10 am - 12 pm

Workshop 1A: Jude Neale:Writing Down the Bones

Workshop 1B: Sam Wiebe: Plotting the Mystery

 

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Luncheon Panel: Seeking Truth in Story -- a panel discussion exploring how we write and perceive truth in poetry and prose with writers Brian Thomas-PeterElee Kraljii Gardiner and Lisa Shatzky

 

2 pm - 4 pm

Workshop 2A: Ken Hegan:How to Write a Killer Opening Scene

Workshop 2B: Elee Kraljii Gardiner: Silencing Your Inner Critic

 

4 pm:  Happy Hour at Copper Spirit Distillery

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Festival Gala Saturday, August 6

An evening of author readings, poetry, storytelling and other performances

Fun begins at 6:30 PM at the Cove Commons

Featuring

Thursday Duo

With entertainment provided by the Thursday Duo