• Spring Reading Event: Illuminating Worlds

    Spring Reading Event: Illumina...

    Friday June 22, 2018 A memoir, a book of short stories, a long poem, and a novel. Come join us for Illuminating Worlds, an evening of readings and discussion in four genres with Chelene Knight, John Mavin, Arleen Paré and Timothy Taylor. 

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2018 Festival - October 11 - 14, 2018

Tickets go on sale August 13, 2018

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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    Illuminating Worlds Reading Event Tickets on Sale Now! Events

    Illuminating Worlds Reading Event Tickets on Sale Now!

    Illuminating Worlds Reading Event Featuring Four Authors, Four Genres Tickets on sale now at whistlerwritersfest.com     May 22, 2018: Whistler, B.C. – The Whistler Writers Festival is excited to announce the line-up for its second event in the Spring Reading Series, Illuminating Worlds, which will take place Friday June 22 at the Squamish Lil’wat…

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    Federation of BC Writers Short Story Contest Opens News

    Federation of BC Writers Short Story Contest Opens

    Submissions are open for a new short fiction contest sponsored by the Federation of British Columbia Writers (FBCW). Award-winning novelist Eileen Cook is the judge of the 2018 B.C. Short, a competition for original, unpublished short stories in English between 1,200 – 2,000 words. (No children’s fiction.) First prize is $350. “The Federation of British…

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    Whistler Writers Adventure Camp Writing Contest News

    Whistler Writers Adventure Camp Writing Contest

    Send the Writers Camp a Story & Launch Your Adventure! Enter your best short fiction to WIN Full Tuition* to the 2018 Writers Adventure Camp, PLUS Resort Accommodation** & Publication in SubTerrain Magazine 2018 Deadline The deadline for the third annual Writers Adventure Camp Fiction Contest is 5 pm (PST) Sunday, April 15th, 2018. The…

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