Victoria Events – WordsThaw March 20-22

Events Victoria

Friday, March 20 to Sunday, March 22, 2015 – WordsThaw – 10am to 10pm at the University of Victoria (UVIC) in Victoria, BC

The Malahat Review is a well-established Canadian literary journal founded in 1967 that features modern poetry and fictional works of local and international authors. Since it was launched four decades ago, it has been in the forefront of influencing and shaping Canadian literary landscape.

Its annual literary symposium, WordsThaw, is one of the most anticipated literary events in the country. It is full packed with panel discussions, poetry readings, poetry classes, one-on-one critiques, and more. Some of the topics to be tackled in the panel discussions are children’s literature, creative nonfiction, minority writing, and self-publishing.

There will also be prequel events happening around Victoria such as the Planet Earth Poetry. For a full schedule, please visit the official website.

Victoria Event Details: 

Event: WordsThaw

Date: Friday, March 20 to Sunday, March 22, 2015 10 am to 10 pm

Location: University of Victoria (3800 Finnerty Road), Victoria, BC

Prices: Various


Contact: Email: Susan Sanford Blades ( or phone: 250-721-8524

Official websites:,

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