Directions & Contact

The Denman Island Readers and Writers Festival takes place in three venues, all located in the village centre.  When you arrive on Denman Island, you will find an intersection at the top of the hill coming off the ferry. Go left at this intersection and you will see the Arts Centre, General Store, Community School and Community Hall on your right, and on your left, the hardware store, Abraxas Books and the  Activity Centre  where registration takes place and books are on sale. Please start your festival experience here.

For the ferry schedule, please go to the official schedule on the BC Ferries website.

General information and enquiries:

Telephone:  250-335-0043 – DebbieFrketich

Festival Registrar:  Val Hammell

 Telephone:  250-335-9145 

We are committed to support for people with accessibility requirements.  Please contact us in advance of the festival if you have any particular needs.


Committee members are:  Juan Barker, Cindy Critchley, Debbie Frketich, DD Fuchs, Stewart Goodings, Val Hammell, Janice Hayward, Helen Mason and Annette Reinhart