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2020 Alberta Literary Awards Now Open for Submissions

The Writers’ Guild of Alberta (WGA) is preparing to celebrate another successful year with the 2020 Alberta Literary Awards. Writers from across Alberta and their publishers are invited to check out and submit to this year’s award categories.The deadline for submissions to the Alberta Literary Awards is December 31, 2019.  Submissions are evaluated on originality, creativity, and quality of writing, as well […]

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Oct 30 Author Editor Experience KvernRothery

The WGA & Great Plains Publishing Present: The Author-Editor Experience: Lee Kvern in Conversation with Jason Patrick Rothery – with Social & Celebration Before & After Formal Program

Wednesday, October 30 | 7:00—10:00 p.m. Wurst Restaurant | 2437 4th Street SW Calgary, AB Free for WGA members | $5 suggested donation at the door for non-members (optional) RSVP HERE! Meet seasoned Calgary playwright and author Jason Patrick Rothery for the release of his debut novel, Privilege and glean insights into the author-editor relationship at this special event and feature […]

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

The Writers’ Guild of Alberta is happy to announce the launch of the 3rd Annual Kemosa Scholarship for First Nations, Métis and Inuit Mothers Who Write!This year, author Jeananne Kirwin and has enthusiastically joined in the effort to help give voice to Indigenous mothers. Together, we share the vision of effecting positive changes in our community through stories.Because […]

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(YEG) November Member Night- NaNoWriMo Takeover

Wednesday, November 6. This is a free eventThe Almanac on Whyte. 10351 Whyte Avenue6:00pm: Special NaNoWriMo Write-in7:30pm: Program begins What is NaNoWriMo? November is National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). During the month of November writers across the world take up the challenge of trying to write a 50,000 word novel during the 30 days of November. […]

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Giller Light Bash 2019 Slide Deck

The WGA, Freehand & Shelf Life Books Present: Calgary’s 10th Anniversary Giller Light Bash in Support of Frontier College

Monday, November 18 | Doors 5:00 p.m. with program 6:00 p.m. sharpWurst Restaurant at 2437 4th Street SW Calgary, ABTickets $15 WGA early-bird – by Friday, October 4$20 after October 4 | $25 at the door We have extended the early bird rate of $15 for WGA members who purchase tickets by midnight, Friday October […]

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Book Women Podcast Series

Three Metis aunties just trying to figure out the world of publishing, and chatting about books. Learn more about masinahikan iskwêwak – Book Women Podcast – HERE Episode 4: Paul Gareau An interview with Paul Gareau about his experiences writing and editing in academia. Music Credit: Broke for Free – “Something Elated” Episode 3: Tammy Ball […]

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