The Federation of British Columbia Writers is pleased to announce our 2023 BC Writers Summit. Our theme this year is Next Steps and we hope that our amazing roster of speakers will help you reach the next steps in your writing journey. The Summit is a showcase of talent from British Columbia and beyond. We welcome participants of all skill-levels to attend our 3rd annual Summit digitally from wherever you live or work in the world. Registration is now open!
Monique Gray Smith is an award-winning, bestselling author. Her books often weave her Indigenous culture, worldview and history through storytelling and cover a broad spectrum of ages, topics and emotions. Monique has been sober and involved in her healing journey for over 30 years. She is well known for her storytelling, spirit of generosity and focus on resilience.
Angela Ackerman is a writing coach, international speaker, and co-author of the bestselling Emotion Thesaurus and its many sequels. Her guides are sourced by universities, recommended by agents and editors, and are used by novelists, screenwriters, and psychologists around the world. Angela is also the co-founder of the popular site, Writers Helping Writers, as well as One Stop for Writers, a portal to game-changing storytelling tools that enable writers to think and write like story experts.