• Annual dues for 2022 / 2023 are $25.00 ($26.25 if paying online) and are payable on September 1st
  • Membership is from September 1st to August 31
  • General Meetings are on the third Thursday of each month from September to June and will be held both in-person and virtually via Zoom
  • Annual General Meetings are held on the third Thursday in June
  • Membership Form – online payment – select “Join Now” tab
  • Membership Form – Mail-in

The Comox Valley Writers Society avows not to publish, share, or sell any personal information collected from members and non-members.

Member Benefits

* Member Benefits *

NB:  All scheduled meetings will be hybrid (both in-person and via Zoom)

  • Monthly General Meetings: 3rd Thursday, 7-9 pm, September to June
  • Small Writing Groups: 6-8 writers, similar genres/interests, group-determined schedules
  • Prose & Poetry at Courtenay Library: last Friday of the month, 12-2 pm (on hold for now); come to listen and/or read
  • Annual North Island Writers Conference: NIWC in January – Attend and/or volunteer
  • Special Presentations on topics of interest to writers
  • Assistance with Book Launches: $50 contribution available; planning and on-site help
  • Mini Interest Sessions: arranged in response to member requests
  • Member Writing / Editorial Support: Reciprocal Reading; Beta Readers
  • Monthly Newsletters: CVWS, community and Vancouver Island news of interest to writers
  • Website: general information, current activities and other news / FaceBook page
  • Writer-in-Residence Programs: access to McLoughlin Gardens, Haig-Brown programs
  • Group Membership in the Comox Valley Arts Society and McLoughlin Gardens Society
  • Member Draws: Words on the Water, Denman Island Readers and Writers Festival
  • BC BookWorld: free copies to all attending monthly General Meetings and at designated points in the community

      September 2022

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Note: CVWS annual memberships are in effect from September 1st to August 31st.
Note: CVWS annual memberships are in effect from September 1st to August 31st.


CV Writers Society
PO Box 3566
Courtenay, BC
V9N 6Z8