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
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!
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
Review by Libby McKeever
When you are driven by passion and the need to finally get the break you’ve been yearning for, it can lead a person to be ruthless and frankly, do bizarre things.
Charlie Dean has inherited her mother’s extraordinary fashion and design flair. Read More
Tickets now on sale for the Spring Reading Series on June 29 and 30, 2017. Click here to view events and purchase tickets or click on the EVENTS tab. Read More
Nearly Normal: Surviving the Wilderness, My Family and Myself
A book review by Rebecca Wood Barrett
Cea Sunrise Person’s second memoir, Nearly Normal: Surviving the Wilderness, My Family and Myself, is a follow-up to her first book North of Normal. Read More
Is your New Year’s resolution to be published by Anansi in 2017? This year we are celebrating 50 years of publishing very good books and looking for a brand new voice to celebrate with us.
Send in your previously unpublished short story on the theme of Golden Anniversary. Read More
by Rebecca Wood Barrett
When I was twenty and attending the University of Victoria, I agreed to be a lab rat in the psychology department for ten dollars an hour. After the first test was finished, I learned something vital about myself. I have the will to persevere. Read More
Book Review by Katherine Fawcett
“Listen for stories in the wind and the water.”
This is the advice given to nurse Bernadette Perkal when she first arrives at the remote Tawakin First Nations medical outpost, on the shores of a tiny island on BC’s rough west coast. Read More