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If you see him, say hello.
Tell him I saw a heron in the park the other morning, on the bank of the creek, beside the culvert that runs under the railway track. I was so close that I could see the scraggy blue feathers on his throat and one yellow eye. Read More
American War by Omar El Akkad
Book review by Alli Vail
It feels impossible to write about Omar El Akkad’s prescient American War without acknowledging realities south of the border and climate change.
His novel spans decades but starts in 2074 America. Read More
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
This photo—taken minutes before the Toronto launch of The Moon Watched It All in March 2019—is significant to me for a few reasons. Read More
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
Four days of discourse and debate with diverse slate of storytellers including Cherie Dimaline, Shilpi Somaya Gowda, Omar El Akkad and more
August 12, 2019: Whistler, B.C. – The Whistler Writing Society is proud to announce its 2019 festival lineup. Read More
The Whistler Writing Society welcomes all members of the community to attend our Annual General Meeting Wednesday August 21st from 6 – 7 p.m. at the Whistler Public Library. Light refreshments will be served. Read More
Poet and writer Cornelia Hoogland named 2019 Whistler Writer in Residence
Two scholarships available through new equity initiative program
June 24, 2019: Whistler, B.C. Read More
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
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