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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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Writing Mountains: Whistler’s Lit Scene News

Writing Mountains: Whistler’s Lit Scene

by Feet Banks Whistler’s visual arts scene is well established (and well documented) but these mountains have also inspired generations of wordsmiths, readers and folks of the literary persuasion. Armchair Books in Village Square is ground zero for anyone who loves the written word and all the important local tomes are available there (the library…

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Claim Your Seat at the Writers Adventure Camp Whistler News

Claim Your Seat at the Writers Adventure Camp Whistler

    STAR COMEDIAN, VIDEO-GAME KING & BLUES MAN GET TO THE POINT!   For anyone who’s ever wondered what it would be like to do killer stand-up comedy, write a riveting adventure for a video game, or get down with their own blues lyrics, Writers Adventure Camp at The Point Artist-Run Centre has an…

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A Evening with Heather O’Neill Moderated by Zsuzsi Gartner News

A Evening with Heather O’Neill Moderated by Zsuzsi Gartner

Heather O’Neill is the Montreal author of Lullabies for Little Criminals, winner of CBC’s Canada Reads competition. She is also a two-time Scotiabank Giller finalist: for the Girl Who Was Saturday Night in 2014 and Daydreams of Angels in 2015. Her new novel, The Romeo Hotel will be published this fall; Heather will share an…

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