SAVE THE DATE – WGA 2024 ANNUAL CONFERENCE

SAVE THE DATE FOR THE WGA 2024 ANNUAL CONFERENCE June 7 – June 9th, 2024Edmonton Planning has begun for the 2024 Annual Conference: No Place Like Home. We’ve already started confirming exciting keynotes, and we cannot wait to share more details with you. Mark the dates on your calendars, you’re not going to want to […]

CONTROVERSY @ NOON SERIES

Controversy @ Noon Series Is there a pressing literary topic you want to hear more about? How about the banning of books? Ageism in the publishing industry? The ever-looming presence of AI?  In an effort to reframe collaboration efforts with our membership and offer programming based on local writers’ immediate needs, the WGA is excited […]

Important Update: Transition to Appointment-Only Office Hours

We are excited to announce a positive change to the Edmonton WGA office. Starting today, we will be shifting to appointment-only office hours to better cater to your needs and provide a more personalized experience. To schedule an appointment, you can either: Please note that the WGA reserves the right to schedule appointments based on the need for […]

Horizons Writers Circle 2024 Participants Announced

Horizons Writers Circle The Writers’ Guild of Alberta is proud to announce the participants for the 2024 Horizons Writers Circle. Horizons Writers Circle is a program that provides support and mentorship for writers within the Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour (BIPOC) community, ESL, and underrepresented writers who live in Edmonton and are at the beginning […]

Coffee & Chat (Calgary – January 22nd)

Coffee & Chat (Calgary) Monday, January 22nd, 2024, 12:00pm – 1:30pm MSTAlexandra Writers’ Center at cSpace – 4th floor salon1721 29th Ave SE, Calgary, AlbertaFREE Join host Ashley Frerichs for the WGA Coffee & Chat: an informal meet-up for writers in Calgary. Come to socialize and chat about writing in general or discuss any current writing projects which you’d like some feedback on. Come ready […]

CONTROVERSY @ NOON: THE ETHICS OF WRITING ON SOCIAL ISSUES (Online, January 24)

CONTROVERSY @ NOON: THE ETHICS OF WRITING ON SOCIAL ISSUES January 24th, 2024, 12 – 1 PM MST, Online, Free The ethics of writing on social issues can be a complicated topic of conversation for writers: What does it mean, really? Are certain issues off-limits for particular writers? What are the types of issues that fall under […]

Horizons Writers Circle 2024

Horizons Writers Circle Program period: January 2024–May 2024Horizons is now closed to applicationsDeadline: December 19th Horizons Writers Circle is a program that provides support and mentorship for writers within the Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour (BIPOC) community, ESL, and underrepresented writers who live in Edmonton and are at the beginning of their literary journey. The […]

THIS HOLIDAY SEASON CONSIDER GIVING

This holiday season, let’s celebrate the spirit of giving by supporting the W.O. Mitchell Scholarship! Your contribution can make a lasting impact on aspiring writers, helping them find their voices and follow their creative journeys. W.O. Mitchell was a renowned Canadian writer and instructor dedicated to nurturing new writers. You may know him by his […]