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Whistler Writers Festival

October 17, 2014 - October 19, 2014

13th Annual Whistler Writers Festival

Whistler Writers Festival

The annual Whistler Writers Festival returns this October for it’s 13th year. With an all-star line-up of the very best Canadian and international authors, attendees are in for a weekend packed with readings, workshops and opportunities to meet some of your favourite authors.

Whistler Writers Festival at a Glance

The festival is spread out over three locations: Millennium Place, Fairmont Chateau, and Whistler Library. We have the line-up of key events, but for more information please visit the Whistler Writers Festival website, here

Friday, October 17, 2014

Tasting the Divine: Cooks With Books

6:15 PM | Millennium Place

A Chef’s reception and book signing with Shelley Adams (Whitewater Cooks), Lisa Ahier

(SoBo), and Eric Arrouzé (A Gourmand in Training)

Opening Night Literary Cabaret

8 PM | Millennium Place

Award-winning poets and authors will read from their latest work accompanied by local musicians.


Saturday, October 18, 2014

Comedy Writers Lunch (Workshops and other reading events all day at the Fairmont Hotel)

1 PM | Fairmont Chateau Whistler

Enjoy lunch with entertaining humorists, Grant Lawrence, Charlie Demers, Luba Goy and

Grant Buday.

Bill Richardson in conversation with Joseph Boyden

8 PM | Fairmont Chateau Whistler

Listen in on the dialogue and hear the Canada Reads and Giller prize-winning novelist read

from his novel, The Orenda.


Sunday, October 19, 2014

Bill Richardson in Conversation

11 AM | Fairmont Chateau Whistler

Grab a mouthful and mindful with presenter Bill Richardson and award-winning authors

Charles Foran, Kathryn Para, Mark Forsythe, Denise Roig, Damon Galgut, and Sue Goyette.

CBC’s Mark Forsythe in conversation with Ann-Marie Macdonald

2 PM | Fairmont Chateau Whistler

Hear one of Canada’s most diverse storytellers read from her new book and discuss her

creative writing process.


October 17, 2014
October 19, 2014
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Millennium Place
4335 Blackcomb Way
Whistler, BC V Canada
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