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Writer in Residence

Promoting Canadian writing and literature to Vancouver residents.
Writer in Residence - Call for Expressions of Interest 2017

The library is accepting applications for VPL's next writer in residence until May 22, 2017.

Writer in Residence: Sam Wiebe

The Library's Writer in Residence program promotes Canadian writing and literature to Vancouver citizens. During the four-month residency, the writer spends 60% of his or her time working on their own project and 40% of his or her time mentoring emerging writers, conducting workshops and participating in other activities to share their experience with the community.

Past Writers in Residence

The Writer-in-Residence program began in 2005. Learn about the exceptional writers who have held this position.