Please fill out the exhibitors package linked above and send it back to info@wordvancouver.ca. Then pay your exhibitor fees by cheque or cash (more info in the package).

By participating in Word Vancouver, you’ll connect with the people who matter most to you: those who love to read, buy books and magazines, and care about literacy in Canada.

Exhibitors will be located on Library Square, Homer Street, and inside the library. Homer Street will be closed to all traffic. As an exhibitor, you get a free listing with a 15-word blurb in the official Program Guide. For additional exposure you may purchase advertising space in the Program Guide.

These are our list of current Exhibitors for the 25th Anniversary in September 2019. We are updating this all the time. Check back to see who else is coming.

We look forward to having you join us too! See our options above or email us at info@wordvancouver.ca

Outside the Library

Around the Perimetre:

Outside, in Tents:

  • Christianne’s Lyceum: The Lyceum is a cozy living room, a specialized library, a well-equipped studio and a whimsical art gallery bound up in one


  • The Imprint: The Imprint is a literary collective dedicated to participatory acts of writing. The Imprint challenges you to write, read, and dream in public spaces

  • Intriguing Connections

  • Orca Book Publishers: Canadian children's book publisher of award-winning, bestselling books in a number of genres

  • Usborne Books

  • West Coast Calligraphy: We encourage all hand lettering styles and the paper and bookbinding knowledge that support them

The Promenade

  • Iron Dog Books: Official Bookseller

  • Silent Auction

  • Asian Canadian Writers Workshop: The ACWW is a non-profit organization whose purpose is to organize, sponsor, stage and otherwise promote cultural arts activities and events including festivals, presentations, demonstrations, exhibits, workshops and seminars involving Pacific Rim Asian Canadian literary arts, themes and interests conducted in the English language

  • Bnei Baruch Kabbalah Education and Research Institute: Bnei Baruch is the largest group of Kabbalist in Israel and around the world sharing the wisdom of Kabbalah

  • Braille Literacy Canada: Braille Literacy Canada is dedicated to promoting braille literacy for individuals who are blind.

  • Canadian Authors - Metro Vancouver: “Writers helping writers”, we offer resources and opportunity for beginning, aspiring, and professional writers

  • Career and Professional Programs, SFU: Thanks to the variety of media people use to communicate, professional opportunities in communications and marketing have never been so diverse. We offer over 100 courses to help you build a successful career in this growing field

  • Creative Writing Program, SFU Continuing Studies: The Creative Writing Program, SFU, is home of the Writer's Studio, where writers receive formal training and mentorship in a supportive community

  • Crime Writers of Canada: The write kind of crime since 1982 and Presenter of the Arthur Ellis Awards

  • Editors Association of BC: Editors BC is a branch of a professional organization of more than 1,500 members coast to coast. Since 1979, our contributions to the Canadian publishing community have been recognized by publishers, business, government, private and public institutions, and individuals

  • Frontier College: Frontier College is Canada's charitable literacy organization. We believe that literacy is a right

  • ICNA Canada: Learn about each other, build a better understanding

  • Historic Joy Kogawa House

  • The Knowledge Book: The Knowledge Book is a Cosmic transmition sent to the planet Earth to assist in the Evolution of Consciousness

  • NNELS National Network for Equitable: Thousands of books in loads of formats for readers with vision, mobility, or comphrehension disabilities

  • Library Service (BC Libraries Co-op)

  • PEN Canada: PEN Canada celebrates literature, defends freedom of expression and assists writers in peril

  • Speech and Hearing BC: Speech and Hearing BC shares information on speech, hearing and swallowing with public and represents over 1300 speech, language, swallowing and hearing professionals

  • Stray Books: Stray Books is home to creative, weird, and wonderful stories coming out fo Calgary, Alberta

  • Vancouver Public Library: Rediscover what your library has for you! Libraries are exciting places filled with all kinds of information, programs and fun things to read, watch and listen

  • Watershed Sentinel: The voice of the grassroots environmental movement in BC (and beyond) for 29 years

  • Wilderness Committee: People-powered wilderness preservation for a wild future. Free educational reports and campaign action opportunities

  • The Writers' Union of Canada: The national organization of professionally published authors

Lower Level (Alice Mackay Room)

  • Aboriginal Writers Collective West Coast

  • Native Education College

  • Radio Show Host

8th floor

  • All Lit Up.ca/Literary Press Group: AllLitUp.ca, a project of the Literary Press Group, is a place for readers to discover, buy, and collect Canadian Literature published by Canadian Publishers

  • Anvil Press: Anvil Press publishes contemporary Canadian Literature with a distinctly urban twist

  • The Association of Book Publishers of BC/Read Local BC is your number one source for BC books with the latest news, bestseller list, recommended reads, and interviews

  • BC Book Prizes

  • Caitlin Press

  • Harbour Publishing/Douglas & McIntyre/Nightwood Editions: Award-winning publishers of quality non-fiction, literary and children’s titles

  • Pencil Tip Publishing: Book publisher focusing on genre and cult television, original fiction, short story collections, and Doctor Who

  • Ronsdale Press: Ronsdale is a literary press based in Vancouver, publishing fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and children's/YA titles

  • Royal British Columbia Museum: Royal BC Museum Publishing brings the human and natural history of our province to life

  • Three Ocean Press: At Three Ocean Press, we aim to provide unique points of view that help readers understand the world they live in. Our titles are carefully curated with an eye to publishing works of literary and social value

  • UBC Press: UBC Press and its imprints, On Point Press and Purick Books, publish sharp, authoritative, and thought-provoking works of fiction


  • Burnaby Writers: Burnaby Writers' Society is a community-oriented group dedicated to support and encouragement to all writers

  • The Capilano Review: The Capilano Review (TCR) is a Canadian tri-annual literary magazine located and published in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

  • Dhahan Prize for Punjabi Literature: Inspiring the creation of Punjabi literature across, borders, bridging diverse communties around the world

  • Douglas College / EVENT Magazine: Event Magazine inspires and nurtures writers, showcasing award-winning contemporary writing from Canada and abroad for almost 5 decades

  • Federation of BC Writers: FBCW community welcomes new members and writers at all stages in their career

  • Italian-Canadian Writers / Italian Cultural Centre: The Association of Italian Canadian-Writers and Il Centro celebrate the works of local Italian-Canadian authors

  • Magazine Association of BC: Discover a wide variety of magazines published in BC!

  • Magazines Canada: Magazines Canada is a not-for-profit association that represents the majority of Canadian -owned magazines

  • Pandora’s Collective: A registered charity, dedicated to promoting the literary arts as a healthy tool for self-expression

  • Portal Magazine

  • RCLAS: A welcoming community for both emerging and established writers offering workshops, readings, contests and open mics

  • SPiEL: SPiEL is a reading event for people who don't usually like reading events. Storytelling on the fly. With beer. New secret venue every time

  • subTerrain Magazine: subTerrain Magazine has been a source of Strong Words for a Polite Nation since 1988

  • UBC Faculty of Education: The UBC Faculty of Education is one of the leading faculties of education in the world

  • World Poetry