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2012-03-27-Calgary-Awards

Finalists for The City of Calgary W.O. Mitchell Book Prize Announced

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEApril 7, 2020 Finalists for the W.O. Mitchell Book Prize Announced Calgary – The Writers’ Guild of Alberta is pleased to announce the finalists for The City of Calgary W.O. Mitchell Book Prize, recognizing outstanding books published in 2019. “We are delighted to announce this year’s W.O. Mitchell Book Prize finalists,” said Carol […]

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Calgary Arts Development COVID-19 Short-Term Relief Funding

The Short-Term Artist Relief Fund is a temporary one-time program to help address some of the immediate impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on artists in Calgary (known as Mohkinstsis in Blackfoot). This fund is intended to support artists and freelance cultural workers who have lost income or incurred unrecoverable expenses, related to their artistic work, […]

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Fort McMurray Creative Writing Series Webinars – Open to Everyone

The following webinars are open to everyone, programmed by WGA regional Rep Dorothy Bentley. Writing Thrillers and Other Dangerous Novels with Julie Rowe Saturday, April 18, 20201:00 – 2:30 pmFree for WGA members, $20 for non-membersRegister HERE Want to write a New York Times Bestseller? Thrillers, mysteries, and suspense novels consistently rank in the top 25 […]

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WGA COVID-19 Information Page

The Writers’ Guild of Alberta Calgary and Edmonton offices will be closed as we participate in the effort to slow community spread of COVID-19. Staff will be working from home and will be checking email and telephone messages regularly, and will update this site with information for writers as we monitor the developments of COVID-19. […]

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WGA Offices Closed

Please be advised the Writers’ Guild of Alberta Calgary and Edmonton offices will be closed indefinitely as we participate in the effort to slow community spread of COVID-19. Staff will be working from home and will be checking email and telephone messages regularly.  We ask for your patience if e-mail inquiries and communication take longer […]

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Winners of the 3rd Annual Kemosa Scholarship for First Nations, Métis and Inuit Mothers Who Write

The Writers’ Guild of Alberta and Nhung Tran-Davies are pleased to announce the winners of the 3rd Annual Kemosa Scholarship for First Nations, Métis and Inuit Mothers Who Write. First established in 2017 by Dr. Nhung Tran-Davies in partnership with Tlicho Dene author Richard Van Camp, the Kemosa Scholarship offers an opportunity for First Nations, Métis […]

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