FBCW Summit Celebration Red Carpet Gala on May 20th

I’m so ecstatic to be joining the FBCW Summit Celebration Red Carpet Gala on May 20th. Along with my dear friends: Yvonne Blomer, Wiley Ho, Vicki McLeod, and Christine Smart, we will celebrate a fabulous week of jam-packed workshops with you.  This event is...

Happy National Poetry Writing Month!

In case you missed it, I have been posting my favourite quotes over the years from my book Breathing the Page on my Twitter feed this month.

Virtual reading of Lost Lagoon Mar 30

Please join me for a virtual reading of my book, Lost Lagoon/lost in thought. Pre-registration is required by using this link: http://bit.ly/lostlagoonreading Date: Tuesday March 30, 2021 Time: 10 to 10:30 am PDT

A new national literary prize in my name!

Introducing: The VMI Betsy Warland Between Genres Award. For a book published in Canada in the calendar year 2021 that is a hybrid genre, or straddles two or more genres. The winner will receive $500 at a ceremony at the Vancouver Writers’ Festival in Fall 2021,...

Fall Writing Retreat with Betsy at Hollyhock

Come and join Shaena Lambert and Betsy Warland for their Dark and Stormy Writing Retreat from October 17 to 24, 2021. This 7-day retreat takes place at Hollyhock on beautiful Cortez Island in BC. More details and registration can be found at...