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      Anderson-Dargatz, Gail

      ** Please note: Gail is unable to attend the 2018 festival, and Rebecca Wood Barrett will be replacing her in the workshop “God is in the Details”.
      ANDERSON-DARGATZ, GAIL has been published worldwide in English and in many other languages in more than 15 territories. Read More

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      Casper, Claudia

      CASPER, CLAUDIA is a Canadian writer. She is known for her bestselling novel The Reconstruction, about a woman who constructs a life-sized model of the hominid Lucy for a museum diorama while trying to recreate herself. Read More

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      Duncan, Lynn

      DUNCAN, LYNN Prior to starting Vivalogue Publishing with Kilmeny Denny, LYNN DUNCAN had a successful career in Human Resources with several respected Canadian companies.  Lynn runs Vivalogue’s operations in Canada, providing business advice and editorial services to self-published authors. Read More

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      Lawrence, Grant

      LAWRENCE, GRANT  is a popular CBC personality and the author of three books: Adventures In Solitude, The Lonely End of the Rink, and Dirty Windshields. Read More

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      MacDonald, Mary

      MACDONALD, MARY is a poet and writer with a Ph.D. from UBC. She has written poetry for ballet, public art, and libretto. Her work has appeared in Room Magazine and Pique Newsmagazine. Her chapbook, Going In Now, was published in 2014 by NIB Publishing. Read More

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      Some Assembly Required

      Comprising musicians from Whistler and Vancouver, SOME ASSEMBLY REQUIRED plays ska, reggae, blues and gypsy jazz with a healthy mix of originals and covers. Stephen Vogler, guitar, mandolin, vocals; Geeta Das, trumpet, saxophone, vocals; Tony Moser, bass; and Dean Feser, percussion. Read More

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      The Sea To Sky Orchestra

      THE SEA TO SKY ORCHESTRA is a 14-member strings ensemble featuring violin, viola, and cello players, and a harpsichord/organ player from Pemberton, Whistler and Squamish. Read More

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      THE WRITERS’ UNION OF CANADA LAUNCHES 25th ANNUAL SHORT PROSE COMPETITION FOR EMERGING WRITERS

       

      THE WRITERS’ UNION OF CANADA LAUNCHES 25th ANNUAL SHORT PROSE COMPETITION FOR EMERGING WRITERS
      The Writers’ Union of Canada (TWUC) is pleased to launch its 25th Annual Short Prose Competition for Emerging Writers, which invites Canadian writers to su Read More

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      Grant Lawrence and Friends: An Evening of Stories and Songs

      The acclaimed author and CBC broadcaster shares stories with special guests:
      Jill Barber
      Dustin Bentall
      The Smugglers Acoustic Set
      w / Adam Woodall & Nick Thomas
      Saturday, January 20, at 8pm. Read More

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      Fiction Factory Short Story Competition

      We are launching our second Short Story Competition.
      This is an international competition and submissions are welcome from writers worldwide. Entries must be in English. All genres welcome, except Children’s and YA.
      The closing date for entries is Jan 7, 2018.
      Maximum length is 3000 words. Read More