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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 Answer 40-Year Celebration! Sat. Apr. 1 News

Whistler Answer 40-Year Celebration! Sat. Apr. 1

  It was on April 1st 1977 that the feisty and irreverent creative journal known as the Whistler Answer was launched at the Ski Boot Pub. Now, 40 years later to the day, the infamous local publication will be celebrated at The Point Artist-Run Centre. Original contributors and founders will be joined by contemporary actors,…

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WIBA Book Prize Finalists Announced News

WIBA Book Prize Finalists Announced

FINALISTS ANNOUNCED Whistler Independent Book Prize – Manuscript Competition All the entries for the first Whistler Independent Book Prize for unpublished manuscripts by Canadian authors have now been assessed. There was a fascinating range of submissions from all across the country, and selecting the three finalists was a challenge for the evaluation committee. Whistler Independent Book Prize…

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Writers Adventure Camp Short Story Contest Opens News

Writers Adventure Camp Short Story Contest Opens

Send in a Story and Launch Your Adventure Writers Adventure Camp in Whistler, BC                   May 31-June 4, 2017 Send the Writers Adventure Camp your best short fiction to WIN full tuition to the 2017 Writers Adventure Camp PLUS resort accommodation & publication by The Walrus Judges:…

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