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4th Annual Kemosa Scholarship Now Open for Submissions!

The Writers’ Guild of Alberta is happy to announce the launch of the 4th Annual Kemosa Scholarship for First Nations, Métis and Inuit Mothers Who Write!Author Jeananne Kirwin is back again this year to help give voice to Indigenous mothers. Together, we share the vision of effecting positive changes in our community through stories.Because of the generosity of our […]

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WGA Online Reading Series

Thanks to the generosity of the Rozsa Foundation, we have received funding to host a series of online readings and author interviews. So, we’re thrilled to launch the WGA Online Reading series for WGA members who had their events cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, or any has a 2020 book release looking for an […]

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2021 Alberta Literary Awards Now Open for Submissions!

The Writers’ Guild of Alberta (WGA) is preparing to celebrate another successful year with the 2021 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, 2020.  Submissions are evaluated on originality, creativity, and quality of writing, as well as […]

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Call for Online Retreat Writer-in-Residence

The WGA’s online writers’ retreat, Welcoming Your Muse, will be held the weekend of February 20th & 21st.  The Writer-In-Residence will receive writing samples from registrants a week before the retreat, and will meet with writers one-on-one online during the retreat to offer feedback as well as encouragement. The retreat will be open to writers at all stages of development. Remuneration will be on […]

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The Writers’ Guild of Alberta is your organization. We exist to inspire, encourage, and promote writers in Alberta. We are always trying to improve our programming and offer services that interest a wide variety of our members, and our ability to do that gets easier when we hear from you. We welcome questions, comments, and […]

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