2015 Registration

Registration is NOW OPEN!

REGISTER today!  Pre-conference registration closes Friday, October 16, at 5pm Pacific.

We are delighted to offer NO INCREASES on our 2014 prices, though we are offering each attendee 25% more content than ever before. Also, this year our Young Writers day will include our banquet lunch for the first time instead of a bagged lunch. 

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 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, 2015.

Refunds will be made, less a $150 processing fee, between August 1 and September 20, 2015.

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.

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