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Written by Katherine Fawcett of The Sea to Sky Strings Orchestra | #NoOneSucceedsAlone
Show up. Sit down.
laugh – Pet the dog.
Tighten, rosin, tune.
Talk: kids, news, dreams, dotted eighth
notes, hair, eyeglasses, skiing.
Late-comers arrive. Apologies.
Unlatch. Read More
Written by Claudia Casper | #NoOneSucceedsAlone
There is always tension in our species between the desire for autonomy and the desire to belong and work together. This tension is playing out politically right now with Trump, Brexit, the EU, #metoo, political correctness, refugees, etc. Read More
Written by Carolyn Marie Souaid | #NoOneSucceedsAlone
In 2013, the Banff Centre became my home for seven weeks while I wrote the first draft of my cross-cultural love story, Yasmeen Haddad Loves Joanasi Maqaittik. Read More
The Whistler Writers Festival 2018 has wrapped for another year! Look out for our 2019 program and ticket sales to go live in August 2019. To sign up for our newsletter to receive information about the festival, sign up below, or on the left side of the page. Read More
SHARON BALA lives in St. John’s, Newfoundland. She is a member of The Port Authority writing group. The Boat People is her first novel and was a finalist for Canada Reads 2018 and the 2018 Amazon Canada First Novel Award. Her short story “Butter Tea at Starbucks” won the 2017 Journey Prize. Read More
BILLY-RAY BELCOURT is from the Driftpile Cree Nation. He is a PhD student in the Dept. of English & Film Studies at the University of Alberta. His debut book, This Wound is a World (Frontenac House 2017), was the winner of the 2018 Griffin Poetry Prize. Read More
DUSTIN BENTALL is what you call a rustic troubadour, a counter-culture cowboy, and a purveyor in the finest of cosmic Canadiana. For years, Dustin has honed his rebel songwriting craft in every dive bar, club, and honky tonk across Canada. Read More