Our thanks to everyone who joined us for the 2022 Alberta Literary Awards Gala on June 11 in Edmonton.
The City of Calgary W.O. Mitchell Book Prize was presented at The Calgary Awards on June 15th.
This celebration marks the 40th anniversary of the Alberta Literary Awards and brought together writers from across Alberta.The Alberta Literary Awards were created by the Writers’ Guild of Alberta in 1982 to recognize excellence in writing by Alberta authors.
The Writers’ Guild of Alberta is the largest provincial writers’ organization in Canada, and was formed in 1980 to provide a meeting ground and collective voice for the writers of the province. Our mission is to inspire, connect, support, encourage, and promote writers and writing, to safeguard the freedom to write and read, and to advocate for the well-being of writers.
Click HERE to read the full list of this year’s winners.
Our juries deliberated on more than 300 submissions to select winners in the following categories. Finalists represent excellence in literary work written by Alberta authors and published or created in 2020-21.
Here are some scenes from this year’s celebration.
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