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CSL Blog Project, Volume 1: Different Challenges and Highlights of Alice Major’s Writing

Different Challenges and Highlights of Alice Major’s Writing by Junyan Feng Alice Major is a Canadian poet who emigrated from Scotland to Canada when she was eight. Some of her collections of poetry have been published, such as Memory’s Daughter and Welcome to the Anthropocene. She was president of the Writers’ Guild of Alberta and also […]

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Call for WGA Board Members

The 2018/19 board of the WGA will be elected at the AGM in conjunction with the WGA Annual Conference 2018: Refining Our Narratives on Sunday, June 3, 2017, 11:15 am – 12:30 pm, at Memorial Park Library, 2nd Floor Performance Space in Calgary. There will be at least two openings, including President, Vice President, Secretary, […]

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2018 Robert Kroetsch City of Edmonton Book Prize Shortlist

For Immediate Release: The City of Edmonton, Edmonton Arts Council, and Audreys Books are pleased to announce the shortlist works for the 2018 Robert Kroetsch City of Edmonton Book Prize.   The three finalists include Billy-Ray Belcourt for This Wound is a World (Frontenac House) Norma Dunning for Annie Muktuk and other stories (University of Alberta Press), […]

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WGA PRESENTS: THE CITY OF CALGARY W.O. MITCHELL BOOK PRIZE FINALISTS—READINGS, CELEBRATION AND COMPLIMENTARY TAPAS FROM AIDA’S BISTRO

Thursday, April 26th 7:00—9:00pm at Shelf Life Books  at 1302 4 St SW, Calgary Seating: first-come, first-served  Please RSVP via Facebook The City of Calgary and the Writers’ Guild of Alberta are pleased to announce the shortlisted authors for The City of Calgary W.O. Mitchell Book Prize, one of 13 awards presented as part of The Calgary Awards.  The three finalists […]

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WGA Youth Presents: Sci-Fi City: An Evening of Networking with On Spec and Co.

Sci-Fi City: An Evening of Networking with On-Spec and Co. Monday, April 30 Location: The Almanac 10351 – 82 Avenue, Edmonton Time: 7-10pm Please RSVP via Facebook If you’re a young writer (18-30) interested in getting involved in Edmonton’s sci-fi community, look no further! The Writers’ Guild of Alberta and the Canadian Authors’ Association are […]

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WGA WRITING WORKSHOP – PICTURE THIS: IMAGERY AND IDEAS IN POETRY WITH AUTHOR LAISHA ROSNAU

WGA WRITING WORKSHOP  PICTURE THIS: IMAGERY AND IDEAS IN POETRY WITH AWARD-WINNING AUTHOR LAISHA ROSNAU (& OPTIONAL WGA BRUNCH SOCIAL!)  Saturday, May 5 from 11:45 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Rose & Crown Pub (top floor private room) at 1503 4 St SW, Calgary $35 WGA members | $50 non-members Advance registration required, capacity is limited. Please register using […]

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Media Release – 2018 Alberta Literary Awards Shortlist

For Immediate Release: 2018 ALBERTA LITERARY AWARDS SHORTLIST   The Writers’ Guild of Alberta is excited to announce the finalists for the 2018 Alberta Literary Awards. Each year, the Alberta Literary Awards recognize and celebrate the highest standards of literary excellence from Alberta authors. Winners will be announced and awards presented at the Alberta Literary Awards […]

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Wine O’Clock: Wine & Poetry Pairings at Metrovino Fine Wines

Wine O’Clock: Wine & Poetry Pairings at Metrovino Fine Wines Friday, May 4 | 6:00—8:00pm @ Metrovino—722 11 Ave SW Calgary  Presented by the Writers’ Guild of Alberta and the Alexandra Writers Centre Society Please RSVP by Facebook HERE or email [email protected] Our legendary wine and literary pairings are back! Raise your glass to National Poetry Month and hear […]

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