RVWS is a non-profit society based in British Columbia, Canada, that is dedicated to curating, marketing, and producing four literary reading events per year featuring great writers from Vancouver and beyond. We gratefully acknowledge the support of the BC Arts Council and our team of dedicated volunteers.
We are dedicated to bringing four live literary events per year to Vancouver audiences. Every February we celebrate our anniversary with an event toward the end of the month. Our second event of the year usually takes place in late May but we have been known to schedule events in early June. We take the […]
The Real Vancouver Writer’s Series is holding down the broad base of writing culture in this city. What’s happening in literature in Vancouver? Check out RVWS to find out. – Wayde Compton, author of The Outer Harbour, After Canaan, and 49th Parallel Psalm. Remember all those things you said about sleepy literary events? RVWS will […]
There are many different ways to curate a literary event. At Real Vancouver we have always embraced a grassroots, volunteer-lead approach to curating, marketing, and producing our events. Stay tuned to this space for a conversation between Dina and Sean as they discuss some of the history, challenges, and rewards of curating literary events in […]
At Real Vancouver we believe that it’s important to cast a wide curatorial net to the community of creative writers to ensure that we’re hearing great writing from writers who are established in the community as well as those voices who are just emerging on the scene. From our very first events in February 2010 […]