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WGA Annual Conference 2021: Re/Orientation

JUMP TO: Pricing | Cancellation Policy | Details | Conference Schedule | Purchasing Books | Registration  | Our Thanks  | FAQ Writers’ Guild of Alberta – 40 Years – Alexandra Writers’ Centre Society 2021 Conference Re/Orientation The 2021 Writers’ Guild of Alberta virtual conference, held in partnership with the Alexandra Writers’ Centre Society, is a unique opportunity to learn and connect […]

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Re/Orientation Youth Connect Sessions

Youth Connect Sessions are designed to bridge our youth camps and programs with our mainstream programming. There are two Youth Connect sessions available during the main WGA 2021 Conference. They are “Creative Writing 101” on Saturday May 29th, at 1:30 PM (MT); and “Publishing 101” on Sunday May 30th, at 2:30 PM (MT). They are provided in […]

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Awards Finalists Slide Deck

Meet the 2021 Finalists!

The Writers’ Guild of Alberta is excited for the finalists for the 2021 Alberta Literary Awards and the Cities of Edmonton and Calgary Book Prizes. Each year, the Alberta Literary Awards, the City of Edmonton and The City of Calgary recognize and celebrate the highest standards of literary excellence from Alberta authors. Details for the Virtual Readings […]

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Meet the Own Voices Alberta 2021 Protégés and Mentors

In partnership with the Writers’ Guild of Alberta (WGA) and with the support from the Calgary Foundation, the Alexandra Writers’ Centre Society (AWCS) designed Own Voices Alberta to yield new literary works, explore the BIPOC experience, and initiate dialogue that celebrates our diversity and contributes to a deeper understanding of one another. The program offers […]

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Eventbrite - Planning the Novel

Extra Cred: Planning the Novel (Kemosa Scholarship Fundraiser)

Waubgeshig Rice shares his process for imagining the plot, creating characters, and researching and developing the worlds they’ll inhabit. Tickets by donation, in support of the Kemosa Scholarship for First Nations, Métis and Inuit Mothers Who Write. Date Fri., April 30, 1pm ET Department Fiction Insructor Waubgeshig Rice When it comes to writing a novel, […]

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