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Whistler Writers Festival
October 17, 2014 - October 19, 201435$
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 www.whistlerwritersfest.com.
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
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.