EAR TO THE GROUND
WHAT: Word Vancouver
WHEN: Sept. 21 – 25
WHERE: Various Vancouver Venues
WHY: Because any celebration of the written word is a worthwhile celebration. Word Vancouver is an annual festival of words and books for all ages. Highlights include a marketplace, readings, panel discussions, workshops, a variety of entertainment options, typewriter stations, and family activities that include authors, books, magazines, comics, and literacy exhibitions. Authors featured at this year's festival include Joy Kogawa, Lynne Johnston, Bif Naked, and Wayde Compton. It is a wonderful opportunity to explore the written word. And the best part: admission is free! Click here for more details.