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
Paul Shore, local Whistlerite, releases his memoir Uncorked: My Year in Provence Studying Petanque, Discovering Chagall, Drinking Pastis and Mangling French at Armchair Books, Saturday March 18th, 2017 from 3-5pm. Read More
The literary award recognizing excellence in Canadian independent publishing returns after a successful launch at last year’s Whistler Writers Festival in October. Read More
A WORKSHOP WITH LITERARY AGENT SAM HIYATE
The Workshop Today’s literary marketplace remains a mystery to up-and-coming writers. Read More
Call for Submissions
Poetry lovers are invited to submit unpublished, original poems for the annual Poet’s Pause poetry competition.
Winning poems will be displayed at the large metal chimes and giant Adirondack chairs in Alta Lake Park. Winning poets will receive a $200 prize. Read More
Mother Tongue Publishing is pleased to announce the 4th Great BC Novel Contest for the best unpublished manuscript of fiction. The judges for the 4th contest are well-known BC novelists Audrey Thomas and John Lent. Read More
Quill & Quire reports:
The Whistler Independent Book Awards, which debuted at last year’s Whistler Writers Festival as the first awards recognizing self-published authors in Canada, have announced the addition of a new category for 2017. Read More
The deadline is Feb. 28th at 11:59 p.m. ET.
WHAT: Submit your original, unpublished works of nonfiction between 1200 and 1800 words.
WHEN: Competition runs from Jan. 1 to Feb. 28, 2017.
WHO: All Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada can submit. Read More
New for 2017! Following up on the success of the first Whistler Independent Book Awards, we’re launching a special manuscript competition for Canadian writers. The competition to find the best original, unpublished manuscript is now open. Read More