Welcome to the North Shore Writers’ Association!

The NSWA is a fellowship of writers who are at all stages in the writing journey, from novice to professional, published and unpublished. It is a registered non-profit organization dedicated to nourishing the literary community through teaching and sharing skills.

Holiday social, November 20, 2023
Mingle with fellow writers at this evening of food and drink, door prizes, and pre-seasonal fun, 5:30-8:30pm, at the Queens Cross Pub, 2989 Lonsdale Ave., North Vancouver. See the Events page for details.

Monthly meeting, January 15, 2024
Join us at 7pm on January 15 at our first monthly meeting of 2024 to hear our guest speaker, CBC’s Grant Lawrence! He will draw on his breadth of experience as a Canadian broadcaster, musician and bestselling author, primarily associated with CBC Music and CBC Radio 3. Lawrence was also the vocalist for the indie rock group “The Smugglers” See the Events page for details.

AGM September 18, 2023
A new slate of directors was elected for 2023/24 at our annual general meeting. See the Events, or Meet the Directors pages for details.

The festival was back LIVE and IN PERSON this spring at the West Vancouver Memorial Library. We look forward to being part of this exciting literary event again in Spring, 2024.

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We respectfully acknowledge the Coast Salish Peoples, including the xʷ mə θ kʷ ə y̓ ə m (Musqueam), Sḵ wx̱ wú7mesh Úxwumixw (Squamish), and sə lilwə taɬ (Tsleil-Waututh), on whose unceded ancestral lands our community of writers supporting writers is grateful to live and work.