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      Unpacking the Idea of Home Reading Event

      Travel, Place, Identity: Unpacking the Idea of Home
      May 17 | 7pm | Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre | Tickets $22

      How is our sense of self influenced by where we live, or where we travel? What will we find when we examine our sense of place under the microscope? Are we who we think we are? What d Read More

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      Writing Contest

      Unpacking the Idea of Home Writing Contest
      Do you live in the Sea to Sky Corridor, and want to try your hand at a writing contest?
      The Unpacking the Idea of Home Writing Contest is now open for entry to anyone living in the Sea to Sky region between Lions Bay and Lillooet. Read More

    • Geoff Powter

      Finding the Words for Adventure

      Sat. May 18 | 3 – 4:30pm | Whistler Public Library | Free
      Writing the lives of a tribe can be a challenge. With their unique rituals, totems and taboos, tribes can be hard for outsiders to understand — and this is as true for the tribe of outdoor adventurers as it is for any other. Read More

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      Unpacking the Idea of Home – Reading Event

      Tickets available now for the Travel, Place, Identity: Unpacking the Idea of Home reading event Friday May 17, 7pm at the Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre. Buy tickets. Read More

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      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. Read More

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      Whistler Writer in Residence

      The Whistler Writer in Residence (WWR) is an intensive workshop program for emerging or established writers seeking to raise the level of their writing craft, while working on a specific writing project. Read More

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      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. Read More

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      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 pla Read More

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      Honesty and Vulnerability Key Components in Mamaskatch: A Cree Coming of Age

      A Book Review of Darrel J. McLeod’s Mamaskatch: A Cree Coming of Age
      Reviewed by Katherine Fawcett
      While immersed in Darrel J. McLeod’s Governor General’s prize-nominated memoir Mamaskatch, I found myself flipping frequently to a picture on the front cover. Read More

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      Poetry and Thin Places

      Poetry reading event explores boldness, loss and the power of women at Whistler Writers Festival on Oct. 13
      A Review by Mary MacDonald

      The autumn rains have arrived hard, lashing the trees. Fog is making the mornings muted, shadowy and inward. Evening arrives earlier and earlier. Read More