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      Writing the Body, Dancing the Soul Retreat at Loon Lake

      If you’re interested in a writing retreat this year, consider the Writing the Body, Dancing the Soul Retreat at Loon Lake:

      Dear Writing Women,

      At the close of a year that has brought challenges of all kinds for our beloved planet and also for many of us personally, I have been thinking abo Read More

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      2020 Whistler Writers Festival Fundraiser

      “Action is the foundational key to success.” Pablo Picasso
      I need your help. Before I delve into that though, first let me thank you for attending our 2019 Whistler Writers Festival. The conversations generated, the relationships forged, and creative expression released – were incredible. Read More

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      Stella Harvey headlines The Writers Studio Reading Dec. 5

       
      Everyone is invited to The Writers Studio reading series at Hood 29 (4470 Main Street) for the last reading series of 2019 on Thursday, December 5th at 8:00pm led by headliner STELLA HARVEY. Read More

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      A Conversation with Omar El Akkad, author of American War

      Whistler Writers Festival’s Alli Vail caught up with Omar El Akkad to talk about his book American War, and this year’s theme of the festival – Discourse. He’ll be appearing in the Saturday Night Gala, with author Maude Barlow Oct. 19. Read More

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      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. Read More

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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

      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

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      BANKS, FEET

      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

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      TRAFFORD, TANYA

      Tanya Trafford is an editor with over twenty years of experience in book publishing, both in-house and as a freelancer, with traditional multinational and independent publishers as well as those operating under a hybrid model. Read More