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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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Authors for Indies Day News

Authors for Indies Day

Independent bookstores are the fabric of Canadian community. They provide an anchor where people can safely land. They give our minds the space and ideas with which to expand. They make sure that our voices as Canadians resonate. On April 29, independent bookstores across the country, along with the authors they love, will celebrate as…

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Nearly Normal: A book review of Cea Sunrise Person’s latest memoir Blog

Nearly Normal: A book review of Cea Sunrise Person’s latest memoir

Nearly Normal: Surviving the Wilderness, My Family and Myself A book review by Rebecca Wood Barrett Cea Sunrise Person’s second memoir, Nearly Normal: Surviving the Wilderness, My Family and Myself, is a follow-up to her first book North of Normal. She cracks open her past, and events that have not been revealed before, to take…

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Whistler Independent Book Prize Announced News

Whistler Independent Book Prize Announced

Manuscript Competition Winner Whistler Independent Book Prize Tidewater Festivals and the Whistler Writing Society are pleased to announce the winner of the 2017 Whistler Independent Book Prize manuscript competition. The judges were Byrna Barclay and Miji Campbell. First Prize: The Kawai Scrolls, by Louis Druehl “This is a rollicking, rich and ribald tale . . . The…

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