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Welcome Back to Write on Bowen



On August 6 and 7, writers and word lovers will gather at the Cove Commons for the literary event of the year. Write On Bowen, in partnership with The Hearth and the Bowen Island Public Library, presents workshops and a gala evening of readings by both local and off-island writers and poets.


Eight workshops in four time slots are offered over two days, to be held at the Library Annex and Copper Spirit Distillery, generous sponsors of the festival. With a Full Festival Pass, participants register for four workshops and can also attend a lunchtime panel and the Saturday night Festival Gala.

Come mix and mingle and share your passion for the written and spoken word. We look forward to welcoming you to this year's festival!

Cove Commons on beautiful Bowen Island

Venues include: Bowen Island Public Library, The Hearth Gallery, and Copper Spirit Distillery, on Bowen lsland/Nex̱wlélex̱wm, the traditional, unceded territory of the Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish) Nation

About the Write on Bowen Festival Society

The Write On Bowen Festival Society was recently established and is headed by a Board of Directors, including Co-directors, Carol Cram and Jacqueline Massey. The mandate of the festival is to coordinate literary events on Bowen Island, including an annual festival of readers and writers; support and promote local authors and writers and their work; and build awareness about the literary heritage of the local community.

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