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2018 Festival - October 11 - 14, 2018

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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 and the Writer in Residence Program.
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    Finally, a space that believes being an artist is serious business.

    Written by Carolyn Souaid | #NoOneSucceedsAlone In 2013, the Banff Centre became my home for seven weeks while I wrote the first draft of my cross-cultural love story, Yasmeen Haddad Loves Joanasi Maqaittik. Not only did it provide a cheery setting, gourmet meals, and a private studio in the woods (an old, refurbished fishing boat),…

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    Whistler Writers Festival Unveils Author Line-up and Program News

    Whistler Writers Festival Unveils Author Line-up and Program

    Master storyteller Peter Carey to headline alongside literary stars Eden Robinson, Esi Edugyan, Billy-Ray Belcourt and more August 13, 2018: Whistler, B.C. – The Whistler Writing Society is thrilled to unveil the list of authors attending this year’s Whistler Writers Festival, with legendary international author Peter Carey headlining alongside literary heavyweights Eden Robinson, Esi Edugyan,…

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    Finalists for 2018 Whistler Independent Book Awards News

    Finalists for 2018 Whistler Independent Book Awards

    Our congratulations to the authors who have been selected as finalists for the 2018 Whistler Independent Book Awards. The fiction finalists are: T.G. Brown for Harvest (A Josh Ingram Novel) Laurel Deedrick-Mayne for A Wake for the Dreamland Emma L.R. Hogg for Winona Rising Mike Sadava for The Project The non-fiction finalists are: Mark Cote for That Lucky Old…

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