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WGA PRESENTS ELEMENTS OF INDIGENOUS STYLE; A GUIDE FOR WRITING BY AND ABOUT INDIGENOUS PEOPLES WITH GREGORY YOUNGING (YEG)

Friday, March 9th  Time and venue TBA The Book Publishers Association of Alberta and the Writers’ Guild of Alberta are pleased to present an informative talk (and book launch) addressing guidelines aimed to help writers, editors, and publishers produce material that reflects Indigenous people in an appropriate and respectful manner. Features include guidance on working in a culturally sensitive way, […]

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Gregory Younging March 10

WGA PRESENTS: ELEMENTS OF INDIGENOUS STYLE; A GUIDE FOR WRITING BY AND ABOUT INDIGENOUS PEOPLES WITH GREGORY YOUNGING (YYC)

Saturday, March 10th |1:00—3:00pm Memorial Park Library, 2nd Floor Salon | 1221 2 St SW, Calgary, AB  The Book Publishers Association of Alberta and the Writers’ Guild of Alberta are pleased to present an informative talk (and book launch) addressing guidelines aimed to help writers, editors, and publishers produce material that reflects Indigenous people in an appropriate and respectful manner. Features include guidance […]

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Yoga and Writing Feb 17.18

YOGA & WRITING WORKSHOP EXPLORING THEMES OF COMPASSION, HEART, RESILIENCE AND HEALING WITH INSTRUCTOR ERIN LEATHER (YYC)

Saturday, Feb 17th | 5:30—7:30pm Yoga Santosha at 1800 4 St SW #320, Calgary SW [Parking is available in building lot for $2.50] Registration $25 | $12.50 for WGA members  WGA members use PROMO CODE WGA2018 to receive 50% discount and to hold your spot! Register at yogasantosha.ca/events/workshops/ or call Yoga Santosha at 403 244 9642 The Writers’ Guild of Alberta and Yoga Santosha are pleased to […]

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WGA Equity Task Force Survey

The Writers’ Guild of Alberta (WGA) values diversity and inclusiveness and aims to truly reflect the diversity of Alberta writers. We recognize the existence of various historical and structural inequities including discrimination based on skin colour, ethnicity, cultural or linguistic background, class, economic status, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, or a combination […]

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Drink the Wild Air 2018

Date: March 9-11, 2018  Place: Nestor Lodge, Kamp Kiwanis in Bragg Creek, Alberta.  Ages: The retreat is for young writers ages 12-19.  Cost: $208 (Price includes meals – Friday dinner to lunch on Sunday, overnight accommodations, classes and evening activities.)     Because we can’t offer WordsWorth all year long, there’s Drink the Wild Air.   Drink the Wild Air is a whirlwind weekend of […]

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Freedon to Read Write Feb 26.18

WGA PRESENTS: CELEBRATING REBEL READERS, WRITERS AND FREEDOM TO READ WEEK 2018

Monday, February 26th | Doors Open at 5:00pm |7:00—9:00pm Main Event Memorial Park  Library Second Floor Performance Space (Wordfest Engagement Lab) 1221 2 St SW, Calgary, AB  Doors will open at 5:00pm with an assortment of “rebel” activities, including readings from banned books and open access to controversial materials. Dare to be a little rebellious. Challenge censorship in our city and across the globe by […]

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