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      2019 Festival Reading List

      We’re delighted to announce the 2019 Festival Reading List! This collection of featured books and authors will be presenting ideas for discourse in multiple events October 17 – 20, 2019, at the Whistler Writers Festival. Books are available through Armchair Books, or online. Read More

    • Leslie Anthony


      ANTHONY, LESLIE is a Whistler-based writer, editor, biologist and occasional filmmaker. A former editor at Powder, Bike and SKIER magazines, he continues his residence on the masthead of numerous ski and outdoor publications globally. Read More

    • Feet Banks Credit Dave Barnes


      BANKS, FEET was born in 1976 and raised in Northern BC without electricity and his first friend was a rooster named Houdini. At age 12 his parents moved him to Whistler to live the dream. Read More

    • Grant Lawrence

      Lawrence, Grant

      Grant Lawrenceis an award-winning author, music journalist, and host with CBC Radio. He can be heard on the CBC Radio 3 Podcast with Grant Lawrence and on various regional and national programs on CBC Radio 1. Read More

    • Stephen Vogler


      STEPHEN VOGLER is an author, playwright and musician living in Whistler and Vancouver. He is the author of Only in Whistler: Tales of a Mountain Town and Top of the Pass: Whistler and the Sea-to-Sky Country, both published by Harbour Publishing. Read More

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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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      Poke the Souffle: Humour Workshop with Susan Juby August 21, 7-9 p.m.

      Come to The Whistler Writing Society’s AGM at the Whistler Public Library August 21, 6-7 p.m. for light refreshments, and a writing workshop with Susan Juby from 7 – 9 p.m. Both events are free. No RSVP required. 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