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
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
Penning This Place: Writing Whistler’s Literary Landscape Workshop
November 3, 2018 | 10am-4pm | Maury Young Arts Centre, Whistler
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
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
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
by Karen McLeod
In her third collection of short stories, Canadian author Lisa Moore takes you to familiar places—the shoe store, an insurance office, a night class—and introduces you to some regular people.
There’s a librarian, a caretaker, a wifey-wife. Read More
A book review of The Imam of Tawi-Tawi by Ian Hamilton. Read More
The Whistler Writing Society is proud to support Whistler’s Celebration of INTERNATIONAL DAY OF THE GIRL and their event Dropping the F*Bomb: Why we all need to re-claim feminism. The event takes place Saturday October 13, 6:00pm at Maury Young Arts Centre, and is designed for anyone ages 12+. Read More
Book review: Trickster Drift by Eden Robinson offers riveting sequel to Son of a Trickster
by Libby McKeever
Getting out of Kitimat was meant to be a lifesaver for Jared.
In Trickster Drift, Eden Robinson’s sequel to Son of a Trickster, Jared heads to Vancouver to upgrade his marks at BCIT. 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