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Amber-Webb Bowerman Memorial Foundation Online Fundraiser

Like so many other gatherings, the 11th annual SugarBowl is cancelled for this August due to COVID-19 precautions. The decision to shut down SugarBowl 2020 does not mean, however, that fun and charity are on hold. Indeed, the world needs more of both those things in bigger, more meaningful doses. And who better than Calgary’s large-hearted recreational lawn-bowling […]

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Send Us Your Questions, Comments, Suggestions

The Writers’ Guild of Alberta is your organization. We exist to inspire, encourage, and promote writers in Alberta. We are always trying to improve our programming and offer services that interest a wide variety of our members, and our ability to do that gets easier when we hear from you. We welcome questions, comments, and […]

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Anti-Racism Collaboration

Please see the statement from The Writers’ Union of Canada, condemning racism. Recent events have been a stark reminder of the inequality and injustice that exists against the Black community in our society. These tragedies have led many of us to reflect on how we can be more informed active contributors toward positive change in our […]

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WGA Online Reading Series

Thanks to the generosity of the Rozsa Foundation, we have received funding to host a series of online readings and author interviews. So, we’re thrilled to launch the WGA Online Reading series for WGA members who had their events cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, or any has a 2020 book release looking for an […]

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WordsWorth Presents: Circuit Tree 2020

An online summer creative writing residency for youth aged 11-19 July 19 – 24 (ages 11-19), $250OnlineThe first ten registrations or referrals to a friend who hasn’t attended our summer camp in a previous year will receive a free t-shirt. From the creative minds that brought you WordsWorth and Drink the Wild Air, we are […]

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Call for Submissions: The Curve Community Art Installation

June 9 – September 28, 2020Open to Peace Country residents Attention all Peace Country residents! You can contribute your creative responses to the COVID-19 global health crisis in this special art exhibition, The Curve.The WGA is partnering with the Art Gallery of Grande Prairie (AGGP) to present The Curve, a multi-disciplinary community art installation exhibited through the […]

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Submission Call: North Side Anthology

Goal: To produce an approachable, light hearted, hardcopy (with electronic version) anthology. Vision: To display, celebrate, amplify, prove and disprove common and uncommon understandings of life on North Side to both Northsiders and Edmontonians at large, while examining how geography impacts the human condition. Mission Statement: To accept and seriously consider all submissions, and to solicit submissions as required, in […]

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