Real Vancouver at the Untitled Art Gallery on Columbia Street between the DTES and Chinatown in 2016. Photo by Raoul Fernandes.

Real Vancouver Writers’ Series is a non-profit society based in British Columbia, Canada, that is dedicated to curating, producing, and promoting four literary events per year featuring emerging and established writers from Vancouver and across Canada.

It is our great privilege to do this work on the ancient and unceded territories of the Coast Salish peoples of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and Səl̓ílwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations.

Gratitude to the BC Arts Council, the literary community, and our team of dedicated volunteers for their continued support.


Daniel Heath Justice Book Launch for RACCOON. Featuring a discussion with Jeff Vandermeer.

Friday July 23rd at 12PM PT / 3PM ET.

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