Resources

Are you an emerging writer looking for resources to get started? Or an established writer looking to create connections with others? Check out the local resources available to you.

Association of Book Publishers of BC
A provincial association of BC owned and controlled book publishing companies. The ABPBC works to support the long-term health and success of the Canadian-owned book industry in British Columbia.


BC Arts Council
Nurtures and supports arts and cultural activity in communities across British Columbia.


BC BookWorld
Canada’s largest-circulation independent publication about literature.


BC Alliance for Arts + Culture
The BC Alliance for Arts + Culture is a nonprofit provincial organization that works to advocate, inform, connect and serve BC’s Creative Community.


Canadian Authors – Metro Vancouver
Canadian Authors–Metro Vancouver presents events on a variety of topics, all to do with aspects of writing.


Federation of BC Writers
A community committed to providing support and assistance to our members, and writers across the province. Includes listings of local writers groups.


Library and Archives Canada Information for Self Publishers
Library and Archives Canada has services available for the self publishing community, including information on how to obtain an ISBN, how to submit works to the Legal Deposit program, and cataloguing information.


North Shore Writers Association
The North Shore Writers’ Association is a registered non-profit association of writers dedicated to nourishing the literary community of the North Shore through the teaching and sharing of skills.


Read Local BC
A project that celebrates the vibrant community of authors, publishers, bookstores, and libraries that make up our province’s literary landscape.


Sea to Sky Review
A quarterly electronic journal devoted to showcasing the best writing in British Columbia, Canada, and specifically, in the Sea to Sky Corridor.


Simon Fraser University Writer’s Studio
A part time writer’s program, offered in person or online.


Writers Union of Canada
The national organization of professionally published book authors.  Includes a list of book awards that accept nominations of self-published titles.