• Annual dues for 2023 / 2024 are $25.00 ($26.25 if paying online) and are payable on September 1st
  • Membership is from September 1st to August 31st
  • General Meetings are in-person from 7 to 9 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month from September to June at the Bayside Café, 5 – 2760 Cliffe Ave.
  • The Annual General Meeting is 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 *

  • Monthly General Meetings with Guest Speaker and/or Open Mic on the 3rd Thursday, 7 to 9 p.m., September to June
  • Small Writing Groups: 6-8 writers, similar genres/interests, group-determined schedules
  • Prose & Poetry at Courtenay Public Library: third Monday of the month, 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Come to listen and/or read
  • Reading Night at the Courtenay Public Library: last Thursday of the month, 6 to 8 p.m.
  • Annual North Island Writers Conference in January – Attend and/or volunteer
  • Special presentations on topics of interest to writers
  • Assistance with Member book launches: $50 contribution available; planning and on-site help
  • Beta Reader Program
  • 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

      Updated August 2023

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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