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Edition 11: Cultural Review: Literary Festivals: Why They Are Important

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 Reviewed by Sophie Yorkston


The hilarious Colin Mochrie leaving the audience gasping with laughter at his Fractured Fairytales event, pictured with broadcaster and host Vicki Gabereau.

This year I had the pleasure of attending several events as both a patron and volunteer at The Vancouver Writers Fest, the annual celebration of all things literary on Granville Island, in the heart of downtown Vancouver. It is one of the city’s highlights for the fall and the largest literary festival for British Columbia.

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