Whistler Writers Festival
The Whistler Writers Festival is going virtual in 2020!
Dates:
Daily: Oct 15 - Oct 18
Cost:
Varies
The annual fall event celebrating the written word brings authors and attendees together for virtual real-time conversations, live-streaming masterclass workshops, virtual pitching sessions and reimagined editions of the festival’s marquee events, Literary Cabaret, Saturday Night Gala and Sunday Brunch.

Festival Tips & Highlights


With a focus on intimacy and thoughtful discourse, the 2020 edition will continue to present popular events.

  • The Literary Cabaret, Saturday Night Gala and Sunday Brunch will run in a reimagined way
  • More than 50 authors, publishers and guest presenters in attendance
  • Authors and attendees come together for real-time conversations, including onscreen Q & A sessions during and after readings, live-streaming masterclass workshops, virtual pitching sessions and other digital opportunities and webinars to exchange ideas
  • Festival headliner is Wade Davis, joined by distinguished Canadian and international literary arts talents, Emily St. John Mandel, Marina Endicott, David Bergen, Waubgeshig Rice, Caroline Adderson, Dakshana Bascaramurty and Michelle Good


2020 Festival Program


Whether you are an avid reader, aspiring writer or an established author, you'll find something special in the Whistler Writers Festival program.


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