Welcome to Word Vancouver

This is Word Vancouver, Western Canada’s largest celebration of literacy and reading. Held during the week leading up to the last Sunday of September at various venues throughout the city, our festival promotes books and authors with free exhibits, performances, and hands-on activities for a wide range of ages and interests.


Sign up for Sunday’s one-on-one sessions:

Mini-Manuscript Consults with SFU’s The Writer’s Studio:
Click to View Volunteer Opportunities on SignUp.com

Blue Pencil Sessions with Editors British Columbia:
Click to View Volunteer Opportunities on SignUp.com


Inspiring words.