WordsWorth 2023: Let’s Go!! – Registration Form

Register by June 15th! Week 1 (ages 11 – 14): July 9th – 14th, 2023 | $610Week 2 (ages 15 – 19): July 16th – 21st, 2023 | $610 Location: Red Deer Polytechnic, Red Deer, AB T-shirt: $25Anthology: $12 Please select the WordWorth program you wish to register for below. You may pre-order WordsWorth t-shirts and copies of the anthology. We invite you […]

Fort McMurray Write Nights

The Writers’ Guild of Alberta is pleased to partner with the Wood Buffalo Regional Library (WBRL) as they return to in-person programming for writers in the Wood Buffalo Region. Alisa Caswell will facilitate the Write Nights which are casual writing and discussion sessions suitable for adult writers of all levels. They will be held once a […]

Single Onion #192

Thursday, April 20th, 2023 7:00pm at Shelf Life Books, 1302 4th Street SW Join us for the 192nd instalment of Single Onion, featuring four great poets for National Poetry Month: Dominique Bernier-Cormier, Moni Brar, Ian Fitzgerald, and Irene Naested. Free. No registration required. All are welcome. Featured Readers: Dominique Bernier-Cormier is a Québécois/Acadian poet and […]

Updated – The City of Calgary W.O. Mitchell Book Prize Shortlist Reading

Thursday, April 13, 7:00 pmShelfLife Books, 1302 4 Street SW, CalgaryFree to attend. Join us for readings from the three finalists of the City of Calgary W.O. Mitchell Book Prize: Suzette Mayr, Vivek Shraya (joining virtually), and Joshua Whitehead. Along with readings from these three fantastic authors, you can expect bar service and light snacks. Free. […]

2023 Alberta Literary Awards Finalists Announced!

The Writers’ Guild of Alberta is excited to announce the finalists for the 2023 Alberta Literary Awards. Each year, the Alberta Literary Awards celebrate the highest standards of literary excellence from Alberta authors. The WGA would like to send our congratulations to those whose work is among this year’s finalists! We look forward to celebrating your creativity […]


Thursday, April 13th, 20231:00pm – 3:00pm Fish Creek Library – 11161 Bonaventure Drive SE, Calgary, AB, in the program room on the 3rd floor.  Join host Ashley Frerichs for an informal meet-up for writers in Calgary. Come to socialize and chat about writing in general or discuss any current writing projects which you’d like some feedback on. Come ready to make friends, […]

Submit a Listing to WriteClick

Alberta writers and organizations may submit listings of literary events such as book launches, signings, readings, courses, workshops, retreats, conferences, and other related events. Critiquing groups looking for members are also welcome to submit listings. To have your listing included in the WriteClick newsletter, use the form below. Text may be edited to conserve space. […]

Alberta Literary Awards Finalists Readings

Alberta Literary Awards Finalists Readings Edmonton – Reading with the FinalistsSunday, April 23, 2:00 pmAudreys Books, 10702 Jasper Ave. The Edmonton reading will be held in person on Sunday, April 23, 2023, 2 pm at Audreys Books (10702 Jasper Ave.) Confirmed Readers: Calgary – Reading with the FinalistsTuesday, April 25, 7:00 pmShelf Life Books, 1302 […]

2023 Alberta Literary Awards Announcement (Online)

Tuesday, April 4, Noon (MDT) Are you curious about whether your work or the work of one of your literary friends or heroes is a finalist this year for the 2023 Alberta Literary Awards? Join us on Tuesday, April 4th at Noon as the finalists for each category are announced live and for the first […]

(Calgary) People’s Poetry Festival: A Poetry Experience for Everyone

March 31-April 2, 2023 cSPACE King Edward1721 29th Avenue SW, Suite 125Calgary, Alberta TICKETS ON SALE NOW! Click LINK for full details and full schedule. A Poetry Experience for Everyone People’s Poetry Festival 2023, in partnership with Alexandra Writers Centre Society, is from March 31-April 2, and passes and tickets are now on sale! The […]