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2019 Festival - October 17 - 20, 2019

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 and the Writer in Residence Program.
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    Unpacking the Idea of Home Reading Event Events

    Unpacking the Idea of Home Reading Event

    Travel, Place, Identity: Unpacking the Idea of Home May 17 | 7pm | Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre | Tickets $22 How is our sense of self influenced by where we live, or where we travel? What will we find when we examine our sense of place under the microscope? Are we who we think we…

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    Writing Contest Events

    Writing Contest

    Unpacking the Idea of Home Writing Contest Do you live in the Sea to Sky Corridor, and want to try your hand at a writing contest? The Unpacking the Idea of Home Writing Contest is now open for entry to anyone living in the Sea to Sky region between Lions Bay and Lillooet. Writers may…

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    Finding the Words for Adventure Events

    Finding the Words for Adventure

    Sat. May 18 | 3 – 4:30pm | Whistler Public Library | Free Writing the lives of a tribe can be a challenge. With their unique rituals, totems and taboos, tribes can be hard for outsiders to understand — and this is as true for the tribe of outdoor adventurers as it is for any…

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