Welcome and Solo Readings are in the Activity Centre;  Main Stage Events, Denman writers reading, and Meals are in the Community Hall.



8:30 Registration

9:30-10:00 Opening

10:00-10:50 Solo: Omar el Akkad

11:05-11:55 Solo: Bruce McIvor

12:15-1:30 Lunch

1:45-2:35 Solo: Britt Wray

2:50-3:40 Solo: Tsering Yangzom Lama

3:55-4:55 Solo: Seth Klein

5:00-5:45 Happy Hour, Randy Duncan Trio

5:45-7:15 Dinner

7:30-9:00 Evening Main Stage: The Craft of Writing discussion: Susan Lundy, Suzette Mayr and Ruth Ozeki, moderated by Angie Abdou


9:00 Registration

9:30-10:20 Solo: Suzette Mayr

10:35-11:25 Solo: Tolu Oloruntoba

11:30-12:45 Lunch

1:00-1:50 Solo: Ruth Ozeki

2:05-2:55 Solo: Susan Lundy

3:10-4:40 Denman Writers

5:00-5:30 Happy Hour, Kevin Mitchell

5:30-6:50 Dinner

7:00-7:30 Free Time

7:30-9:00 Evening Main Stage: Climate Change, Humanity Daunting Predicament: with Seth Klein, and Britt Wray, music by Basil, moderated by Brad Hornick


9:30-10:30 Main Stage: Why Reconciliation with Indigenous peoples is failing and what needs to be done to fix it. Bruce McIvor, moderated by Noah Ross

10:45-12:15 Main Stage: Refugee Displacement Panel: Omar el Akkad, Tolu Oloruntoba, Tsering Yangzom Lama, moderated by Des Kennedy.

Despite our best efforts, things can change.
Please check our website from time to time for changes or updates.

The Denman Island Readers and Writers Festival follows TWUC policies which strictly prohibit any form of recording, taping or broadcasting without prior written approval from the author.