COVID-19 Safety Plan: While the heritage house is temporarily closed to visitors, writers-in-residence continue to live and work at the house and offer writing workshops and other programs online. Experience the house from home or take a virtual tour. We are grateful for Covid resiliency funding from the BC Arts Council and Vancouver Foundation.
Historic Joy Kogawa House provides a space to create literary works and connects communities through education and dialogue inspired by the life and work of the writer Joy Kogawa.
Located in the Marpole neighbourhood of South Vancouver, on the north arm of the Fraser River, unceded territories of the Musqueam and other Coast Salish peoples, we respect the diversity of cultures and experiences that form the richness of our provincial fabric.
Your support on GivingTuesday* will help in these ways:
- $50 will contribute to the monthly honorarium for our writer-in-residence
- $150 will pay one writer to participate in a shared reading
- $300 will pay one writer to lead one writing workshop
*GivingTuesday, a global generosity movement, takes place each year after Black Friday. It is a time when charities, companies and individuals join together and rally for their favourite causes.