Due to COVID -19 our group presentation events are being rescheduled to a later time. We are working also on the possibility of hosting online events.
Thursday, June 4th, 2020 Flash Fiction Contest held by the City of Port Coquitlam closes.
Workshop online - Sunday, May 17, 2 pm – 3:30 pm
Need help with your entry?
Join Vancouver author Kevin Spenst for a virtual writing workshop.
Register by email at to receive the workshop link and password.
Adults: Sunday, May 17, 2 pm – 3:30 pm
Entries must be an adventure story, set in Port Coquitlam and include the word seed. Entries can be as short as 180 words, but no more than 750 words. Titles are not included in the word count. Entries must be original and not contain any copyrighted materials, including song lyrics etc. Contest is open to residents of Port Coquitlam of all ages. Staff of FVRL and the City of Port Coquitlam cannot enter.
Shoreline Writers' Group
Once a month, on Sundays, 1-4 p.m., in 2nd floor boardroom of Coquitlam Public Library, City Centre Branch, 1169 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam, V3B 0Y1. This is a partnership between the Shoreline Writers' Group (formerly the Shoreline Writers' Society) and Tri-City Wordsmiths, uniting a critique group (SWG) and a community of writers (TCW). All area writers are welcome; it's not necessary to be a member of either group to attend.
Next meeting confirmed for Sunday, Feb. 23rd.