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2012 Vancouver Writers Fest tickets to go on sale

Photo by Vancouver Writers Fest Facebook page

You know what rocks? Books. You know what rocks even more? People who put words together to make a book.

Lit freaks, squeeze your dog-eared hardcovers a little tighter and get a load of this: Vancouver's 2012 Vancouver Writers Fest tickets go on sale tomorrow (September 5). The 25th Festival offers bookshelves of events for readers with established and emerging writers in interviews, panel discussions, readings and more.

Celebrate your favourite author (or a novel) as you enjoy a spoken word event for adults, musical collaborations with Chor Leoni, Gregorian chanters from Christ Church Cathedral, Australia’s climate commissioner Tim Flannery and acclaimed Canadian environmentalist David Suzuki's discussusion about state of the planet and fun theatrical events with Electric Company Theatre and Ruby Slippers Theatre.

Many of the events are expected to sell out quickly, so everyone is encouraged to buy their tickets "soon to avoid disappointment."

You can book online, by phone or in person. Click here for more details.

Never been? Check out this short video.

Pre and post Festival events:

Michael Chabon, bestselling author of The Yiddish Policemen’s Union, talks to Hal Wake about his new book Telegraph Avenue
8 p.m. Wednesday, September 26th
St Andrew’s-Wesley United Church

Renowned author Martin Amis discusses his new novel Lionel Asbo: State of England
7:30 p.m. Sunday, October 14th
Granville Island Stage

Stephen Quinn interviews the wildly popular host of CBC Radio’s Q Jian Ghomeshi about his memoir entitled 1982.
7:30 p.m. Monday, November 19th
Frederic Wood Theatre, UBC

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