I am the Executive Director of the FBCW.

What Is Access Copyright To You?

Access Copyright is an organization that was set up as a “collective” to distribute funds to writers, termed “creators”, and to publishers. These are known as the affiliates of Access Copyright. Authors and publishers who have put their skills to creating a book would like that effort to be paid…

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Leaving a Legacy

By Terry James In 2015 the City of Courtenay celebrated its centennial.  In response to a call for civic participation in the year-long festivities, the Comox Valley Writers Society (CVWS) undertook a legacy project to commemorate the contribution of book authors to this community.  We wondered: Could we find 100…

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The History of the Federation of BC Writers Extended

By Ben Nuttall-Smith Thanks to initial research by George Opacic and my own collection of 30 issues of WordWorks magazine, I’ve been able to glean the following tidbits of Federation of BC Writers history. I would have finished research much sooner if I hadn’t been delayed by my propensity to read…

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Playing With Fire!

Sunday, February 16th.

Time:  7 pm

Location:   1805 Larch / 2nd Ave, Kits; parking St Mark’s

Contact:   Mary Gavan mary@marycelticstory.ca

Website:   www.vancouverstorytellers.ca

$6 Listen! Laugh Enjoy Comedienne -Erin Graham. Spoken Word Champion-Bryant Ross.

Storytellers: Philomena Jordan & Rita Taylor.  Guest speaker -Diane Johnston, organiser Eastside Artists.