Whistler Writers Festival announces lineup 

click to enlarge Jim Brown is one of the authors set to attend the Whistler Writers Festival. Photo submitted
  • Jim Brown is one of the authors set to attend the Whistler Writers Festival. Photo submitted

The Whistler Writers Festival unveiled its 2019 author lineup on Monday, Aug. 12.

This year's authors include Cherie Dimaline, award-winning author of the YA novel

The Marrow Thieves; crime novelist Andrew Pyper; poet Lorna Crozier; CBC Radio host and writer Jim Brown; award-winning journalist Omar El Akkad; Academy Award-nominated author Emma Donoghue, who wrote Room; and bestselling novelist Shilpi Somaya Gowda, to name just a few.

In total, 70 authors, publishers and guest presenters will take part in the festival from Oct. 17 to 20.

For more information, or to purchase festival passes and tickets, visit whistlerwritersfest.com.

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