An Evening with Cedar Bowers and Grant Hayter-Menzies

Shoal Centre 10030 Resthaven Drive, Sidney

Cedar Bowers and Grant Hayter-Menzies will join us to read from and discuss their latest books. Cedar Bowers’ debut novel, Astra ,was nominated for the 2021 Scotiabank Giller Prize. The novel traces the life from childhood through middle age of Astra, a woman who grows up on an agricultural commune in British Columbia, through the […]


Star Cinema showing ‘Emily’ in support of Sidney LitFest

Star Cinema 9840 Third Street, Sidney

Star Cinema in Sidney is holding a showing of the film 'Emily' in support of the 2023 Sidney Literary Festival. Starring Emma Mackey, Emily is a partially imagined biographical film about Emily Bronte and her writing of Wuthering Heights. Tickets at Tanner’s Book as of March 8 and at Eventbrite or at the door.



The 2023 Sidney Literary Festival

Mary Winspear Centre 2243 Beacon Ave W, Sidney, BC

A celebration of readers, writers, and the written word, the popular event returns! The festival kicks off with a special presentation by Bob McDonald, renowned author and CBC host of Quirks and Quarks on Thursday evening. On Friday evening, Jack Knox moderates an authors' panel discussion with five of our 15 featured Canadian authors. On […]