Tidewater Book Festival

Saturday 1 – Sunday 2 November, 2014

Nanaimo, BC

The Tidewater Book Festival for Independent Authors features a book fair showcasing BC authors and a full day of essential and informative workshops for writers about successful self-publishing. Tidewater Book Festival follows on from last year’s successful inaugural Raindance Book Festival, held in Richmond, BC.

Now a two-day event, this is a full weekend for everyone who loves reading and writing. On Saturday, meet the writers, join in the book launches, listen to the authors and discover who wrote the Best First Chapter of the Festival.

The expanded workshop program offers 10 information-packed sessions, led by experienced publishing and industry professionals.

Saturday 1 November – Nanaimo Museum

  • Book fair featuring independent authors: fiction, non-fiction, young adult and children’s
  • “Best First Chapter” contest
  • Author readings
  • Prize ceremony

Sunday 2 November – The Painted Turtle Guest House

  • Full program of workshops for writers and authors (10 sessions)

What participating authors said about the inaugural Raindance Book Festival for Independent Authors