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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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    If you see him, say hello. Blog by Linda Kenyon Blog

    If you see him, say hello. Blog by Linda Kenyon

    If you see him, say hello. Tell him I saw a heron in the park the other morning, on the bank of the creek, beside the culvert that runs under the railway track. I was so close that I could see the scraggy blue feathers on his throat and one yellow eye. What can be…

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    A Prescient View of Humanity and Headlines in El Akkad’s American War Blog

    A Prescient View of Humanity and Headlines in El Akkad’s American War

    American War by Omar El Akkad Book review by Alli Vail It feels impossible to write about Omar El Akkad’s prescient American War without acknowledging realities south of the border and climate change. His novel spans decades but starts in 2074 America. The country is embroiled in civil war after fossil fuel is banned by…

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    The Homecoming: Terror in the Family Blog

    The Homecoming: Terror in the Family

    The Homecoming By Andrew Pyper A Book Review by Katherine Fawcett The Homecoming by award-winning Canadian author Andrew Pyper is a wicked and weird blend of science-fiction, thriller, horror, and family drama that reads like a movie on the big screen. Or a nightmare you can’t wake up from. When the Quinlan family patriarch (it…

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