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
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
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
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!
Join author Shelley O’Callaghan for a short
presentation on her personal journey to uncover
the history of her family’s “summer cabin” at
Chilliwack Lake. Read More
Whistler Independent Book Awards
Finalists for the 2017 WIBAs in Fiction and Non-fiction
The fiction finalists are:
Annie Daylon for Of Sea and Seed: The Kerrigan Chronicles, Book 1
R.L. Read More
Get your writer’s brain whirling! We’ve got lots of activities storming towards us: a FREE workshop; the phenomenal Writer in Residence program (this one fills up fast!); and the Comedy Quickies Writing Contest. Read More