WGA Edmonton Holiday Party (December 12)

Tuesday, December 12, 2023.6-9PMAsymetrical Brewing (11821 105 ave) Join us on Tuesday, December 12 at Asymetrical Brewing in Edmonton for the annual WGA Holiday Party. 6pm-9pm. There will be snacks and finger foods complimentary of the WGA and readings by some special guests. $5 for members and guests. Pay online or at the door.

Literary Travel Adventures (Edmonton – November 2)

Literary Travel Adventures Thursday, November 2nd, 2023 5:00 PMRooster Kitchen 10732 82 ave. EdmontonFree event. Books will be for sale. Join Esmeralda Cabral and Meaghan Marie Hackinen for an evening of literary travel adventures!Esmeralda will be sharing her book, How to Clean a Fish: And Other Adventures in Portugal (U of A Press), and Meaghan […]

WGA Fall Kickoff (Edmonton – October 4)

Free EventWhen: Wednesday, October 4thWhere: Rooster Kitchen Edmonton (10732 82 ave)Time: 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Who: Representatives of Edmonton’s literary community. Speakers from Poetry Fest, LitFest, The Olive, STARFest, Capital City Press, and more will be joining us to tell you about what you can expect to see on the literary calendar in Edmonton […]

Writers Outside! Are You Afraid of the Dark? (Edmonton – August 24)

Writers Outside! Are You Afraid of the Dark? When: Thursday, August 24. 11PMWhere: Undisclosed LocationFree Event. RSVP for details. The WGA is excited to announce our next Writers Outside! event in partnership with The Midnight Society. Are You Afraid of the Dark invites you to join us for an evening of words around the campfire. […]

Writers Outside (CANCELLED)

Writers Outside! THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER It’s time to step away from our laptops, tablets, and typewriters and go outside and touch grass. Join us at beautiful Victoria Park to listen to three guest writers share their work with you. Writers Katherine Abbass, Colby Clair Stolson, and Meghan Eaker are the […]

Self-Publishing Webinar (Online)

Self-Publishing Webinar with Dana Goldstein (Recorded) This webinar originally aired on Tuesday, March 28th, 2023.$10 for members; $15 for non-members  What you’ll learn: the ins and outs of self versus traditional publishing, the pros and cons of self-publishing, the hurdles and benefits of going the independent route, and what you need to know to publish […]

Feb. 7 Free Grant Writing Session

Before you close your suitcase on our grey skies and jet off to a sandy beach make sure you have submitted your next AFA application for a grant. Join Alberta Foundation for the Arts (AFA) literary consultant Brenda Hennig for an online noon hour presentation on Tuesday 7 February 2023 at 12 noon We’ll review […]

Freedom to Read Week Panel

Why Are We Banning Books in 2023? Wednesday, Feb 22nd. Noonover ZoomRegister to attend or participate in the discussion Freedom to read can never be taken for granted. Even in Canada, a free country by world standards, books and magazines are banned at the border. Schools and libraries are regularly asked to remove books and […]