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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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Spring Reading Series: Historical Fiction & Canada 150 Event News

Spring Reading Series: Historical Fiction & Canada 150 Event

The Whistler Writing Society is delighted to present two evenings of historical storytelling and celebration on June 29 and 30 as the second and third events of the Spring Reading Series. Both events start at 7pm, at the Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre in Whistler. Featuring established Canadian, Indigenous and international authors, the back-to-back events will…

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Whistler Independent Book Awards 2017 Shortlist Announced News

Whistler Independent Book Awards 2017 Shortlist Announced

We are excited to announce the shortlist for the second annual Whistler Independent Book Awards was announced today by the WIBA evaluation committee. Nominated for the 2017 fiction award are: Annie Daylon for Of Sea and Sand: The Kerrigan Chronicles, Book 1; Elen Ghulam for Spoonful Chronicles; Emma L.R. Hogg for The Fourth Wall; R.L.…

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GO Fest at The Point on Saturday May 20 News

GO Fest at The Point on Saturday May 20

  GO Fest at The Point Canoe Decorating, Aude Ray Album Release! The Point Artist-Run Centre teams up with the Resort Municipality of Whistler to offer an afternoon of unique indoor and outdoor activities from noon to 4pm. The afternoon will feature Bocce and Brunch (crepes!) at the Cypress Point Café, and live music by…

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