2023 Spring Reading Event

Get your tickets now for the Whistler Writers Festival’s 2023 Spring Reading Event! 

Stories & Music: Reflections on Wellness, Balance and Saving Lives

Thursday June 15, 2023 | Doors: 7pm | Event: 7:15 – 9pm | Whistler Public Library

Join us for an enthralling evening of stories, songs and conversations featuring guest authors and the Sea to Sky Orchestra.

We welcome CBC Radio journalist Gregor Craigie and his funny and moving novel Radio Jetlag, which is sure to have us thinking about work-life balance; Squamish writer and ethnobotanist Leigh Joseph, author of Held by the Land: A Guide to Indigenous Plants for Wellness, showing us how to build relationships with the plant life all around us; debut author Lisa Duncan, writer of memoir Chasing Africa: Fear Won’t Find Me Here, which tells the story of her extraordinary solo adventure across the wild landscapes of Africa while navigating family crises and illness; and Sunshine Coast writer Cathalynn Labonté-Smith, whose non-fiction book Rescue Me: Behind the Scenes of Search and Rescue, reveals real-life stories of the volunteers who rescue the injured and find those who are lost.

In-Person Tickets: $25 | All ages event 

Sponsored by: Fairmont Chateau Whistler, Tourism Whistler, and the Canada Council through The Writers’ Union of Canada

Gregor Craigie

Lisa Duncan

Leigh Joseph

Cathalynn Labonté-Smith

Sea to Sky Orchestra

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