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      2019 Festival Reading List

      We’re delighted to announce the 2019 Festival Reading List! This collection of featured books and authors will be presenting ideas for discourse in multiple events October 17 – 20, 2019, at the Whistler Writers Festival. Books are available through Armchair Books, or online. Read More

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      AGM & Writing Workshop with Susan Juby

      The Whistler Writing Society welcomes all members of the community to attend our Annual General Meeting Wednesday August 21st from 6 – 7 p.m. at the Whistler Public Library. Light refreshments will be served. Read More

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      MAUDE BARLOW is the international bestselling author of 19 books, including Whose Water Is It, Anyway?: Taking Water Protection into Public Hands which will release this fall. She is the honorary chair of the Council of Canadians and of the Washington-based Food and Water Watch. Read More

    • Brandon Barrett


      BARRETT, BRANDON is a writer, playwright, performer and award-winning journalist for Pique Newsmagazine. A fixture of Whistler’s improv and theatre scenes, he is the co-creator of Comedy Quickies, the sold-out sketch comedy competition that opened the Whistler Writers Festival for three years. Read More

    • Heige Boehm


      HEIGE S. BOEHM’s writing is influenced by the stories of her parents who grew up in Nazi Germany and who, at the end of the war, found themselves in East Germany. They escaped with their first two children to West Berlin in August, 1961, and Heige was born in West Germany in 1964. Read More

    • Wakefield Brewster


      WAKEFIELD BREWSTER, Canadian Performance Slam Poet, has been hitting mics since 2000. Read More

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      BROWN, JIM

      JIM BROWN is the host of CBC Radio’s The 180 and a regular guest host on The Current, As It Happens, q and The Sunday Edition. Prior to joining the CBC, Jim worked as a newspaper reporter, magazine editor and filmmaker. Read More

    • Andrea Carlson credit Janis Nicolay 2019


      ANDREA CARLSON is one of Canada’s top chefs and a pioneer in the Pacific Northwest food scene. She has worked at and guided some of the best restaurants in Vancouver (and on Vancouver Island), including C, Sooke Harbour House, Raincity Grill, and Bishop’s. Read More

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      LYNN COADY is the critically acclaimed and award-winning author of six books, including Hellgoing, which won the Scotiabank Giller Prize, was a finalist for the Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize, and was an Amazon.ca and Globe and Mail Best Book. Read More

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      MEGAN GAIL COLES is a graduate of Memorial University of Newfoundland and the National Theatre School of Canada, and she has recently completed a Masters of Fine Arts from the University of British Columbia. She has written and produced numerous plays. Read More