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!
Researching my second novel I decided I needed to experience spelunking, and specifically, being in a squeeze. Vancouver Island has the largest concentration of caves in North America. Read More
The very act of writing requires a leap of faith, a somewhat crazed belief that, with your words, you can create a story that another person—a living, breathing human being— will want to read. Read More
So far as I know, no one has unfriended me on Facebook because of something I wrote. But I have landed in some unfriendly situations because of writing, including with myself. There were times I would have unfriended myself if I could have. Read More
Science Camp for Grown-Ups (with Discovery Channel, BBC, Nat Geo) Opens for Spring Registration
After ten years at the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, the well-known Banff Science Communication program is now being offered through Beakerhead!
Past faculty include Daily Planet’s Jay Ingra Read More
Whistler Welcomes Kevin Donavan & Alexandra Shimo for a Reading Event
Thursday March 16th at 7pm at the Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre
Tickets here via Eventbrite. Read More
Information Session: TWS Whistler
In this blended version of The Writer’s Studio, Simon Fraser University’s award-winning creative writing program, students will participate in workshops in Whistler while completing their coursework online. Read More
Simon Fraser University is pleased to announce The Writer’s Studio will be available in Whistler, starting Fall 2016. Fiction author, Whistler Writers Festival Director, and TWS Alumna, Stella Harvey will be mentor for the TWS Whistler mentor group. Read More
Saturday April 16, 2016, 4pm at Nita Lake Lodge
Ross Pehall’s artwork will be on display and the author will say a few words and sign copies of his book.
Books available for purchase at the event from Armchair Books. Read More
First awards for Canadian self-published books to debut at Whistler Writers Festival
The inaugural Whistler Independent Book Awards, jointly produced by the Whistler Writing Society and publishing and editorial services company Vivalogue Publishing, will launch at the Whistler Writers Festival in Read More