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Your support helps bring the world of words to readers of all ages and makes it possible for us to offer ticket discounts to students and seniors.

As a non-profit charitable organization, the Vancouver International Writers Festival depends on your support. By becoming a Friend of the Festival, you make a vital contribution to our success. A basic VIWF membership is just $35.There are great benefi ts too!

  • Purchase earlybird Festival tickets
  • Receive a discount on Festival tickets
  • Receive a 10% discount at Blackberry Books, Duthie Books Fourth Avenue, People’s Co-op Bookstore and 32 Books
  • Receive Ink, the Festival newsletter.

Depending on your level of support, other benefits may include recognition in the offi cial program guide and newsletter, as well as at Festival venues, plus access to the Festival’s author hospitality suite. Contributors of more than $35 receive a tax receipt. All supporters are also eligible to vote at our annual general meeting. The Vancouver International Writers Festival also accepts donations of publicly traded securities and bequests. For full details, see our website,, or call 604 681 6330.