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2019 Festival - October 17 - 20, 2019

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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    2019 Festival Reading List News

    2019 Festival Reading List

    We’re delighted to announce the 2019 Festival Reading List! This collection of featured books and authors will be presenting ideas for discourse in multiple events October 17 – 20, 2019, at the Whistler Writers Festival. Books are available through Armchair Books, or online.

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    Whistler Writers Festival announces 2019 author lineup Feature

    Whistler Writers Festival announces 2019 author lineup

    Four days of discourse and debate with diverse slate of storytellers including Cherie Dimaline, Shilpi Somaya Gowda, Omar El Akkad and more August 12, 2019: Whistler, B.C. – The Whistler Writing Society is proud to announce its 2019 festival lineup. The outstanding and diverse slate of authors will take part in the festival from October…

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    AGM & Writing Workshop with Susan Juby Events

    AGM & Writing Workshop with Susan Juby

    The Whistler Writing Society welcomes all members of the community to attend our Annual General Meeting Wednesday August 21st from 6 – 7 p.m. at the Whistler Public Library. Light refreshments will be served. Following the meeting award-winning author and humourist Susan Juby will lead a creative writing workshop Poke the Soufflé from 7 –…

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