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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 add manuscript prize News

Whistler Independent Book Awards add manuscript prize

Quill & Quire reports: The Whistler Independent Book Awards, which debuted at last year’s Whistler Writers Festival as the first awards recognizing self-published authors in Canada, have announced the addition of a new category for 2017. WIBA will now offer professional editing and design services, as well as publication and a book launch at the…

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2017 CBC Nonfiction Prize is Open for Submissions News

2017 CBC Nonfiction Prize is Open for Submissions

The deadline is Feb. 28th at 11:59 p.m. ET. WHAT: Submit your original, unpublished works of nonfiction between 1200 and 1800 words. WHEN: Competition runs from Jan. 1 to Feb. 28, 2017. WHO: All Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada can submit. HOW: While the competition is active, submit online by clicking the “submit”…

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Whistler Independent Book Prize Competition Opens News

Whistler Independent Book Prize Competition Opens

New for 2017! Following up on the success of the first Whistler Independent Book Awards, we’re launching a special manuscript competition for Canadian writers. The competition to find the best original, unpublished manuscript is now open. Enter to have your book published and launched at the 2017 Whistler Writers Festival. THE PRIZE – YOUR BOOK PUBLISHED The…

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