Special events, festivals, performing arts, attractions, museums, parks, tours and nightlife
VARIOUS DATES Calling all bookworms and bibliophiles: you can meet like-minded bookish folks at three big events this fall. The Vancouver Writers Fest (Oct. 16 to 22; page 54), Whistler Writers Festival (Oct. 12 to 15; page 54) and JCC Jewish Book Festival (Nov. 25 to 30; page 55) feature authors such as Margaret Atwood, Andrew O’Hagan, Barbara Gowdy, Susin Nielsen, Ruby Namdar and Rachel Kadish. Readings, poetry slams and writing contests are just a few of the attractions for lovers of the printed word. Write on!