In Person - July 13 @ 10:15 AM

FCBF World-building Panel

Join us for this insightful author panel on creating immersive worlds, grounding them in reality, and ensuring cultural sensitivity while introducing innovative elements. Key topics of discussion will include: the process of building intricate and believable worlds; balancing imaginative elements with real-world influences; approaching cultural research with sensitivity and respect; and introducing novel concepts and ideas in storytelling.

Featuring: Tessa Barbosa, Samantha Garner, Roselle Lim, K.S. Villoso with Moderator: Nathalie De Los Santos

The Filipino-Canadian Book Festival runs from July 12-14 at Joyce-Collingwood Neighborhood House & Massy Arts Society in Vancouver.

In Person - Aug 12-16 @ 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM PST

VPL Writing and Book Camp

This is a unique day camp that connects youth ages 11-16 who are passionate about reading and writing with well-known authors and illustrators. Our program welcomes youth who want to try creative writing for the first time as well as those with mountains of manuscripts. Sharpen your pencils and bring your imagination to the next Writing & Book Camp!

I’ll be doing an interactive worldbuilding workshop for teens! Registration is already full, but you can still put yourself on the waitlist. 

Past Recordings

Virtual - Fri Nov 3, 2023 @ 12:00 PM PST

First Friday Quick Reads

Spend an hour listening to live Author Readings via Zoom featuring 6 authors, for 8 minutes each – it’s fast, it’s fun, and best of all free! 

Featuring Jessa Forest, Tamika Thompson, Joanne Nundy, E.M. Lacey, Christina Farley, and Tessa Barbosa

In-Person & Virtual - Fri May 26, 2023

Asian Heritage Month - Letters to My Teen Self

Happy Asian Heritage Month (CAN) / AAPI Month (US)!

Join Judy I. Lin, Nafiza Azad, Sarah Suk, Sabina Khan and Tessa Barbosa, for a hybrid event where we talk about our writing journeys, inspiration, and advice for teen writers.

In-Person - Sun April 2, 2023 at 12:30 PM -2:30 PM PST

Book Launch: The Moonlight Blade by Tessa Barbosa (w/guest K.S. Villoso)

Come celebrate with us! Get your book signed, enjoy a light snack or enter the draw to win prizes! The event will be hosted at the Massy Arts Gallery, at 23 East Pender Street, Vancouver. 

Virtual Event - Sat March 18, 2023 at 1PM EST / 10 AM PST

YA SFF Debut Panel on Utopia State of Mind

Join us for a fun chat about our debut novels!

Featuring: Jenna Voris, Jen St Jude, Zeba Shahnaz, Jean Louise and Tessa Barbosa.

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