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
Master storyteller Peter Carey to headline alongside literary stars Eden Robinson, Esi Edugyan, Billy-Ray Belcourt and more
August 13, 2018: Whistler, B.C. Read More
Our congratulations to the authors who have been selected as finalists for the 2018 Whistler Independent Book Awards.
The fiction finalists are:
T.G. Brown for Harvest (A Josh Ingram Novel)
Laurel Deedrick-Mayne for A Wake for the Dreamland
Emma L.R. Read More
WIBA 2018 Shortlist Announced
The entries for this year’s Whistler Independent Book Awards were of a high standard, their quality reflecting the professionalism of Canadian self-published authors. Read More
The Whistler Writing Society invites the public to attend our Annual General Meeting, August 22nd, from 6 – 7pm at the Whistler Public Library. Pizza, camaraderie and local literary updates will be served. Read More
The Whistler Writing Society is thrilled to announce that Vancouver author Claudia Casper will be this year’s Whistler Writer in Residence. The bestselling writer and recipient of the 2017 Philip K. Read More
Illuminating Worlds Reading Event
Featuring Four Authors, Four Genres
Tickets on sale now at whistlerwritersfest.com
May 22, 2018: Whistler, B.C. Read More
Submissions are open for a new short fiction contest sponsored by the Federation of British Columbia Writers (FBCW). Award-winning novelist Eileen Cook is the judge of the 2018 B.C. Short, a competition for original, unpublished short stories in English between 1,200 – 2,000 words. Read More
Send the Writers Camp a Story & Launch Your Adventure!
Enter your best short fiction to WIN Full Tuition* to the 2018 Writers Adventure Camp, PLUS Resort Accommodation** & Publication in SubTerrain Magazine
The deadline for the third annual Writers Adventure Camp Fiction Co Read More
It’s time to sign up for the Writers Adventure Camp at The Point June 6th – June 10th, 2018, and elevate your writing practice!
Writers Adventure Camp at The Point Artist-Run Centre on beautiful Alta Lake is a unique immersive experience for emerging writers. Read More