Festival Overview

Word on the  Lake Writers’ Festival runs from Friday evening, May 19th through to Sunday, May 21st 2017. Sessions will include both skill development workshops and open forums with authors based on questions and answers in an intimate setting.  BURSARIES are once again available: for guidelines and to apply Click here for more information TABLE RENTALS […]

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Bursaries Available

To help offset the costs of the festival for students, others with lower incomes, or those in temporary circumstances which create financial need, the festival is offering up to ten bursaries of $100 each. Deadline for bursary applications is April 28th, 2017 (Applications must be received by email, or by mail in envelopes post marked, no later […]

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Registration Fees and other details

Early registration will close at midnight on May 8th 2017 Online registration will close at midnight on May 17th 2017  WALK-IN REGISTRATION AVAILABLE ON SITE   Mail in registrations: If you prefer to submit your information in paper form please: download/print the Registration Form complete it fully mail it in, along with your payment registration […]

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Blue Pencil Café

Blue Pencil Presenters will be available for 15-minute one-on-one appointments during Saturday This is a great opportunity to have a writing professional go over your work with you in an informal and relaxed setting. Please note that Anna Comfort O’Keeffe will be accepting pitches during her Blue Pencil sessions. The Blue Pencil Café will be […]

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Where to Stay

Stay on site Prestige Harbourfront Resort Salmon Arm‎ Why not stay at the Prestige Harbourfront Resort, the venue of all Saturday’s events. Double room for just $129.95 (conference rate). Call 250-833-5800.and refer to the festival to get the rate.        

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