2016 Registration

Thank you for your interest in SiWC.

Registration for SiWC16 will open in June. Stay tuned for details!

We'll post 2016 prices once we have the details sorted out, but for now, we'll leave this year's prices up to give you an idea of what to expect. Please note that SiWC 2015 SOLD OUT, so we recommend registering early! If you're not on our newsletter mailing list, sign up today and you'll get 4-6 emails through the year to keep you up-to-date on all our news including registration opening dates and details.

Pre-Conference Prices for 2015

Conference Package
(Cost in Canadian dollars and does not include GST)


3-Day full conference package
Our best value. Includes three days of workshops and morning keynotes; Friday lunch, dinner banquet and keynote; Saturday presenter lunch, dinner banquet and keynote; and Sunday lunch and keynotes.


Conference Basic
Includes all three days of workshops and morning keynotes. Does NOT include any meals or evening/afternoon keynotes.


Friday only Includes Friday workshops, morning keynote, and lunch only.


Saturday only Includes Saturday workshops, morning keynote, and lunch only.


Sunday only Includes Sunday workshops, morning keynote, and lunch only.



Young writers — Friday only
18 years and under. Includes Friday workshops, morning keynote, and our lunch banquet.

$ 60

Master Class (October 22nd)
Conference registrants (per class)
Non-registrants (per class)


Please note that all conference pre-conference registration package choices except master classes include the opportunity to book one pitch and/or one Blue Pencil Cafe appointment at the time of registration for those who are interested. If you wish to book an appointment, register early for the best choice of appointment slots. Additional appointments may be booked at the conference at no extra charge subject to availability. At SiWC, we never charge for appointments. For workshops, only master classes must be registered for individually. At the regular conference, you are welcome to attend any workshop on any day for which you are registered. Simply walk in and take a seat.

Refund Policy

The Surrey International Writer’s Conference will provide refunds, less a $50 processing fee, up to July 31, 2016.

Refunds will be made, less a $150 processing fee, between August 1 and September 20, 2016.

Refunds after September 20 only for documented, serious medical reasons (typically requires proof of hospitalization of registrant or immediate family member) or death (registrant or immediate family member), less a $50 processing fee.

Privacy Policy

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