Author Archive | Ellen Kartz


C.U.E. Connect, Unlearn, Expand: Poetry Reading

Sunday, March 63:00 pm – 5:00 pm CoLab Community {Arts} Laboratory 9641 102A Ave NW Readings from Asian, Black, and Indigenous Writers Let us enrich and encourage each other with an afternoon of poetry reading from Asian, Black, and Indigenous communities in Edmonton. The writers are: Shima Robinson, Sandra Ngo, Naomi McIlwraith, Mubarik Adams, Mila […]

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Single Onion #180

SINGLE ONION #180 IMPORTANT: You will need to register for the event. WHAT: The Single Onion kicks off the new year with four excellent poets: Weyman Chan, Josephine LoRe, Tim Murphy, and Sabrina Samuel. WHEN: Thursday, January 20, 7:00 pm (MDT) WHERE: register here:  About the readers: Finalist for the 2008 Governor General’s Award […]

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WGA & YOGA SANTOSHA PRESENT: Yoga & Writing Workshop Series with Lisa Tierney and Samantha Warwick

Three Saturdays: Feb 26, March 5 and March 12, 2022 | 1:45-3:15 PM  Mission Studio (in-person) at 320 1800 4th St. SW + Livestream | In-person please arrive by 1:30 PM $35 General | Full Series $99 $25 WGA Members (Visit WriteClick for WGA member promo code) | Full Series $75 Register for IN PERSON or VIRTUAL. Please contact Dalia at Yoga […]

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WGA Member Night: New Fiction with Shelf Life Books – Jan. 27

Thursday January 27, 7:00 PM Join the Writers’ Guild of Alberta in partnership with Shelf Life Books as host Marco Melfi welcomes authors of new fiction, on Thursday January 27, 7:00 PM, online. Featured authors are: Lorna Shultz Nicholson, When you Least Expect It; Uzoma Uponi, ColorSTRUCK; and Cyla Panin, Stalking Shadows. Register Here See you online for […]

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Drink the Wild Air 2022 – March 18-20

March 18 – 20, OnlineCost: $140 Registration Deadline: March 11 Drink the Wild Air is a Creative Writing Retreat for Youth ages 11 – 19. Typically nestled in the gateway to the rocky mountains in Kananaskis country, this year we’ll come together online to take workshops with working professionals, play games, share our stories, our songs, our […]

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WGA – Call for Applications: Executive Director, Deadline: Jan. 7

Location: Edmonton, Alberta The Writers’ Guild of Alberta (WGA) is seeking a dynamic, experienced Executive Director. The successful candidate will effectively represent the WGA, its mission, its members, and its programs. The Executive Director is responsible for the successful management of the Writers’ Guild of Alberta according to the mission of the organization and the […]

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2022 Alberta Literary Awards – Deadline: December 31

The Writers’ Guild of Alberta (WGA) is preparing to celebrate another successful year with the 2022 Alberta Literary Awards. Writers from across Alberta and their publishers are invited to check out and submit to this year’s award categories. This year, we are pleased to announce two new book prizes: the Short Story Collection Award and the Memoir Award. The deadline for submissions to the Alberta Literary […]

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WGA 2022 Online Retreat: Focus your Creativity – Jan. 14-16

January 14th – 16th, 2022 Meet the new Virtual Writer-in-Residence, Gail Anderson-Dargatz, as well as fellow retreat participants at a virtual fireside conversation on Friday evening on Friday evening with host Barbori Garnet. 7:00 – 8:30 PM (MST). Enjoy Saturday’s fireside visit with a focus on your writing; conversation guided by our host and partner from the Write-In, Savanna Harvey […]

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