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The Whistler Writing Society was founded in 2001 and became a non-profit organization in 2005. The group includes over 150 members. From its inception the group has promoted the literary arts, provided a forum for local writers to develop their craft within the community, and sponsored literary events for readers and writers alike, including the annual Whistler Writers Festival on October 13-16, 2016 and the Writer in Residence Program.
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Whistler Independent Book Awards Announced News

Whistler Independent Book Awards Announced

Whistler Independent Book Awards  Finalists for the 2017 WIBAs in Fiction and Non-fiction The fiction finalists are: Annie Daylon for Of Sea and Seed: The Kerrigan Chronicles, Book 1 R.L. Prendergast for The Confessions of Socrates Farida Somjee for The Beggar’s Dance The non-fiction finalists are: Monique Layton for Notes from Elsewhere: Travel and Other Matters Patricia Sandberg for…

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In the News: AGM, Comedy Quickies & Writer in Residence News

In the News: AGM, Comedy Quickies & Writer in Residence

Get your writer’s brain whirling! We’ve got lots of activities storming towards us: a FREE workshop; the phenomenal Writer in Residence program (this one fills up fast!); and the Comedy Quickies Writing Contest.Come meet other local writers at The Whistler Writing Society’s Annual General Meeting, August 22nd from 6-7 pm, at the Whistler Public Library.…

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Book Review: The Alice Network by Kate Quinn Blog

Book Review: The Alice Network by Kate Quinn

Book Review by Dee Raffo It’s 1947, and the chaotic aftermath of World War II reverberates across the globe as we join protagonist Charlie St. Claire, who is unmarried, pregnant, and on the hunt for her missing cousin, Rose. Her life intersects with that of Eve Gardiner, a decorated spy during World War I who…

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