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2019 Festival - October 17 - 20, 2019

The Whistler Writing Society was founded in 2001 and became a non-profit organization in 2005. The group includes over 150 members. From its inception the group has promoted the literary arts, provided a forum for local writers to develop their craft within the community, and sponsored literary events for readers and writers alike, including the annual Whistler Writers Festival and the Writer in Residence Program.
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    Media Release: Poet and writer Cornelia Hoogland named 2019 Whistler Writer in Residence News

    Media Release: Poet and writer Cornelia Hoogland named 2019 Whistler Writer in Residence

    Poet and writer Cornelia Hoogland named 2019 Whistler Writer in Residence Two scholarships available through new equity initiative program June 24, 2019: Whistler, B.C. – The Whistler Writers Society is excited to announce that Cornelia Hoogland has been named the 2019 Whistler Writer in Residence and will move into the Alta Lake Artists Cabin, next to The…

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    Unpacking the Idea of Home Reading Event Events

    Unpacking the Idea of Home Reading Event

    Travel, Place, Identity: Unpacking the Idea of Home May 17 | 7pm | Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre | Tickets $22 How is our sense of self influenced by where we live, or where we travel? What will we find when we examine our sense of place under the microscope? Are we who we think we…

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    Writing Contest Events

    Writing Contest

    Unpacking the Idea of Home Writing Contest Do you live in the Sea to Sky Corridor, and want to try your hand at a writing contest? The Unpacking the Idea of Home Writing Contest is now open for entry to anyone living in the Sea to Sky region between Lions Bay and Lillooet. Writers may…

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