We are launching our second Short Story Competition.
This is an international competition and submissions are welcome from writers worldwide. Entries must be in English. All genres welcome, except Children’s and YA.
The closing date for entries is Jan 7, 2018.
Maximum length is 3000 words. Read More
When the day closes today so will the 16th annual Whistler Writers Festival. The effort to put on such an event is enormous. But I’ve come to learn that anything is possible with vision, dedication, hard work and the support of so many people of like minds. Read More
COVE, RODGER has an MFA in Creative Writing from UBC and has been teaching story and screenwriting for 18 years. Read More
Whistler’s own Rebecca Wood Barrett will be teaching a free creative writing workshop Friday, September 29th from 6-8pm at Maury Young Arts Centre during BC Culture Days.
All writers, whether beginner or experienced, are welcome to participate. Read More
This is the perfect time to make room on your bookshelves by clearing out all your previously read and loved books.
Please pop your books in the collection boxes at the TD Bank in Marketplace or at Nesters Market. Read More
Probably the biggest risk in writing Weekend was using they/them pronouns for one of my characters. Read More
A book review by Katherine Fawcett
Barbara Gowdy’s new book Little Sister is a tale of psychic leap-frog that explores identity, sanity, control, and the porous relationship between mind, spirit and body. Read More
Poet Gary Geddes is giving a talk about his book Medicine Unbundled at Quest University Canada tomorrow, Wednesday September 13th at 7:00 p.m. in the Multipurpose Room. Read More
I am a 69 year-old retired lawyer and I am embarking on writing a memoir. I am a private person. I don’t share my innermost thoughts easily. But when writing my memoir, How Deep is the Lake: A Century at Chilliwack Lake, I find that when I open my heart, my writing comes alive. Read More
Shaw TV Sea to Sky and Stella Harvey, Festival Director, give us a look inside the treasure box of the festival’s offerings – guest author readings, craft workshops, and publisher pitch sessions!