LitFest New West is New Westminster’s annual literary arts festival. Originally started in 2009 as The Royal City Book Festival, LitFest celebrates the written word. Presented by The Arts Council of New Westminster, Royal City Literary Arts Society, New Westminster Public Library and New West Writers, LitFest New West features readings, interviews, workshops, performances, talks, and poetry for the enjoyment of readers and writers alike.
Showcasing BC’s vibrant talent, the 9th annual LitFest New West returns with an exciting mix of featured author events, writing workshops, and poetry panels running April 26 & 27, 2019, at venues throughout New Westminster. LitFest New West brings together “Readers, Writers, Community” for two days of celebrating New Westminster’s literary arts community.