By SHERI RADFORD
Many consider Granville Island the artistic heart of the city, so where better to hold the Vancouver Writers Fest? This popular festival (Oct. 22 to 27) returns for its 26th year, hosting literary luminaries from around the world. Hear Canadian icon Margaret Atwood (pictured) discuss MaddAddam, the conclusion to her critically acclaimed dystopian trilogy. Listen to Scott Turow, best-selling author of nine legal thrillers, including Presumed Innocent. And be prepared to discover your next favourite author. Write on!