Did you know that many award winning writers and poets reside in New West? Think Annabel Lyons, JJ Lee, Candice James to name but a few. This and many emerging talent make us a creative hub of the written word.
Come and join the celebration and meet many a bard. Lit Fest will:
- showcase the works produced by New West writers, illustrators, publishers
- invite guest speakers on various topics related to writing and producing books
- provide an exhibition area where writers, publishers and printers can exhibit
- make the public aware of the work that is being done in our neighbourhoods
- encourage the public in New Westminster to consider writing as an art form or career
- make new writers aware of the facilities that are available to them
- encourage a general interest in books and reading, which in turn will help promote the arts in general in the community
Clearly this is a fest not to be missed!