Gulf Island Events – Galiano Literary Festival

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Friday, February 20 to Sunday, February 22, 2015 – Galiano Literary Festival – 1 to 7pm Friday & 10am to 7pm Saturday at the Galiano Oceanfront Inn & Spa on Galiano Island, BC – a 2-hour ferry trip from Salt Spring Island, BC

One of the biggest literary events in Canada is happening this February: it’s the sixth annual Galiano Literary Festival.

This is a once-a-year chance for book lovers to get to know some of the most successful Canadian writers and authors of this generation. The program is filled with workshops, panel discussions, readings, get-togethers and more.

It opens with a workshop on poetry and fiction writing by renowned authors Bill Gaston, Kate Braid, and Audrey Thomas. Another part of the program to watch out for is a talk by authors whose works center on environmental issues and awareness.

Some of the other participating authors this year include Spider Robinson, John Valliant, George Bowering, Elizabeth May, Michael Christie, Arno Kopecky, Ian McAllister, and Chris Czajkowski.

Gulf Island Event Details: 

Event: Galiano Literary Festival

Date: Friday, February 20 to Sunday, February 22, 2015. 1 to 7pm Friday, 10am to 7pm Saturday.

Location: Galiano Oceanfront Inn & Spa (134 Madrona Drive), Galiano Island, BC – a 2-hour ferry trip from Salt Spring Island, BC

Prices: Adult: $10-150

Contact: Email: or phone: 250-539-3340

Official website:

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Publisher of Amazing Vancouver Island. Doug grew up in Kamloops and Vancouver. He is also the President of KIAI Angency, an Internet Marketing and Branding agency in Vancouver. He is an avid photographer and you can see his many pix of Vancouver Island on Flickr.

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