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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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    Rachel Hartman Teaches Speculative Fiction Workshop Events

    Rachel Hartman Teaches Speculative Fiction Workshop

    March 12, 2019: Whistler, B.C. – The Whistler Writing Society is delighted to offer the creative writing session Building Worlds: Speculative Fiction Workshop with Rachel Hartman, Saturday April 13 from 10am – noon at the Whistler Public Library. Buy tickets. In this workshop award-winning YA author Rachel Hartman, author of Seraphina and Tess of the…

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    Carmen Aguierre Writing Retreat Announced Feb.21-24, 2019 Blog

    Carmen Aguierre Writing Retreat Announced Feb.21-24, 2019

    Launch your memoir into the next level by participating in the intensive writing retreat with Carmen Aguierre – From the Ground Up: Scaffolding Your Story, happening Feb. 21-24, 2019 in Vancouver. Click here for more info.  

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    Penning This Place News

    Penning This Place

    Penning This Place: Writing Whistler’s Literary Landscape Workshop November 3, 2018 | 10am-4pm | Maury Young Arts Centre, Whistler GET TICKETS Participants will engage in a variety of writing exercises which will creatively explore different ways of relating to and writing our relationships to place…this unique place. Open to and incorporating a wide variety of styles,…

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