WIBA 2018 Winners

Whistler Independent Book Awards 2018 winners

A Wake for the Dreamland by Laurel Deedrick-Mayne That Lucky Old Son by Mark Cote The winners of the 2018 Whistler Independent Book Awards were announced on Friday at the … Read More

Getting your big break as a writer

Gail Anderson-Dargatz

The recent New West Festival of Words opened with a panel discussion featuring Gail Anderson-Dargatz and JJ Lee, both judges for this year’s Whistler Independent Book Awards. At the event, … Read More

Publishing News Highlights

E-books: stupid or not? Stupid, according to Chief Executive of Hatchette Livre Arnaud Nourry, who expressed concern with the current state of e-books, stating that “there is no creativity” involved … Read More

Whistler Independent Book Awards 2018 Now Open

Whistler Independent Book Awards

The prestigious literary award recognizing excellence in Canadian independent publishing returns for a third year. The Whistler Independent Book Awards (WIBAs) are open to Canadian authors or permanent residents who … Read More

WIBA 2017 Winners Announced

Stella Harvey, Farida Somjee and Paul Shore

Whistler Writers Festival Director Stella Harvey with WIBA 2017 winners Farida Somjee (fiction) and Paul Shore (non-fiction) The winners of the Whistler Independent Book Awards 2017 were announced on Friday … Read More

WIBA 2017 Finalists Announced

WIBA Finalist Badge

Finalists for the 2017 WIBAs in Fiction and Non-fiction were announced today by Vivalogue Publishing. The fiction finalists are: Annie Daylon for Of Sea and Seed: The Kerrigan Chronicles, Book … Read More