Festival Schedule 2017

Thursday, October 12

Time Event Venue

Noon – 1:30 p.m.

Summit Lodge | $50 including Lunch

2 – 4p.m.

WORKSHOP 2: Out of the Attic: Engaging Your Audience

Summit Lodge | $32

6 – 7:30 p.m.

READING EVENT 1: Canada’s Best Independent Authors of 2017

Whistler Public Library | FREE

8 – 10 p.m.

READING EVENT 2: Comedy Quickies

Maury Young Arts Centre | $22

Friday, October 13

Time Event Venue
9 – 11 a.m. WORKSHOP 3: Publishing Alternatives (Caitlin Press and Vivalogue Publishing) Fairmont Chateau Whistler | $32
11 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. WORKSHOP 4: Panel Discussion: Publishers Roundtable Discussion Fairmont Chateau Whistler | $22
1:15 – 4:30 p.m. (with 20 min break) WORKSHOP 5: Speed Dating: Pitch your Book/Idea to Publishers and Editors Fairmont Chateau Whistler | $50 | Sponsored by: Marquis Book Printing
4 – 5:30 p.m.

READING EVENT 3: The Booklovers’ Workshop & Literary Salon I

Fairmont Chateau Whistler | $20
4 – 5:30 p.m.

WORKSHOP 6: 50 Is the New Writer With Lenore Rowntree

Fairmont Chateau Whistler | $32
6:15 – 7:30 p.m.

READING EVENT 4: Tasting the Divine: Cooks With Books

Audain Art Museum | $22 | Sponsored by: Night Owl Brewing
8 p.m.

READING EVENT 5: Literary Cabaret

Maury Young Arts Centre | $22 | Sponsored by: Vivalogue

Saturday, October 14

date/time event venue
8:30 – 10:30 a.m. Fairmont Chateau Whistler | $32 | Sponsored by: Vision Pacific
8:30 – 10:30 a.m.

WORKSHOP 8: Memoirabilia

Fairmont Chateau Whistler | $32
10 – 11:30 a.m.

READING EVENT 6: Writers of Fiction

Fairmont Chateau Whistler | $15
11 a.m. 12:15 p.m.

READING EVENT 7: The Places Children’s and YA Literature Dares to Go

Whistler Public Library | FREE
11 a.m. – 1p.m. WORKSHOP 9: Engaging People with Place through Biography Fairmont Chateau Whistler | $32 | Sponsored by: BDO
11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

WORKSHOP 10: Songwriting

Fairmont Chateau Whistler | $32
11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

READING EVENT 8: Speaking Our Silence – The Poetry of Courage

Fairmont Chateau Whistler | $15
1 – 2:15 p.m.

READING EVENT 9: Crime Writers Lunch

Fairmont Chateau Whistler | $32 includes lunch | Sponsored by: Stonebridge of Whistler
2:30 – 4:30 p.m.

WORKSHOP 11: Writing as Re-enaction: Prose that Engages the Senses

Fairmont Chateau Whistler | $32
2:30 – 4:30 p.m.

WORKSHOP 12: So, You Want to be a Screenwriter?

Fairmont Chateau Whistler | $32 | Sponsored by: Rogers Group Financial
2:30 – 4 p.m.

WORKSHOP 13: Writing Workshop for Young Writers (must be under 19 to attend)

Whistler Public Library | FREE
3 – 4:30 p.m.

READING EVENT 10: Writers of Non-Fiction

Fairmont Chateau Whistler | $15
4 – 5 p.m.

READING EVENT 11: Book Launch – The Kawai Scrolls

Whistler Public Library | FREE
4:30 – 6 p.m.

READING EVENT 12: The Book lovers’ Workshop & Literary Salon II

Fairmont Chateau Whistler | $20
8 p.m.

READING EVENT 13: When Reality Looks Like Fiction, How do you Write Your Way to the Truth?

Fairmont Chateau Whistler | $22 includes a glass of wine | Sponsored by: Pasta Lupino and Burnt Stew Computer Solutions

Sunday, October 15

date/time event venue
9 – 10 a.m.

READING EVENT 14: A Walk to Lost Lake and Back

Fairmont Chateau Whistler | Admission by donation, includes hot chocolate
11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

READING EVENT 15: Doug Saunders in Conversation

Fairmont Chateau Whistler | $40 includes brunch