WGA Webinar: Imposter Syndrome and Finding Your Place with Harrison Mooney

Harrison Mooney is a best-selling memoirist and award-winning journalist from British Columbia, Canada. His debut memoir, Invisible Boy, has been shortlisted for two BC and Yukon Book Prizes, the prestigious Hurston/Wright Legacy Award, and was the winner of the 2023 Rakuten Kobo Emerging Writer Prize for nonfiction. Harrison’s work has also appeared in the New York Times, the Vancouver Sun, the Guardian, […]

August 1st Free Grant Writing Info Webinar

Thursday, August 1st. 12-1PMOnline over Zoom It may be the dog days of summer now, but the next deadline to apply for an AFA grant will be right around the corner! We’ll review how to prepare your project description, budget, and writing sample plus highlight those finer points that can make the difference between a successful […]

WGA Summer Webinars

It’s going to be a hot writer summer at the WGA! Three online sessions to keep the momentum going all season long. You can sign up for one or all. July 6. 10:30AM-12PM: The Literary Resume with Katie Bickell August 1. 12-1PM. FREE AFA Grant Writing Webinar September 14. 10:30AM-12:00PM: Imposter Syndrome and Finding Your […]

WGA Webinar July 6: The Literary Resume with Katie Bickell

Katie Bickell is author of the novel, Always Brave, Sometimes Kind, a 2024 Metro Federation of Libraries Writer in Residence, and the recipient of the Georges Bugnet Award, The Alberta Indie Author Project, the Howard O’Hagan Award, and more.  The past owner of a successful resume and grant writing business for over 15 years, Katie now serves as Strathcona County […]

May 11 Event: WGA Mentorship and Horizons Program Reading and Reception

When: Saturday, May 11th. 7PMWhere: Coast Edmonton Plaza Hotel (10155 105st) Glenora Room Join us as we celebrate the end of another year of these two great programs for writers: the WGA Mentorship and Horizons Programs. Mentee writers and their mentors will gather to talk about what they worked on over the past five months, […]

Online Reading with Alberta Literary Awards Finalists (May 8)

Wednesday, May 8th. 7PMLive via WGA YouTube ChannelFree event. All Are welcome Join us on Wednesday, May 8th at 7PM for an online reading featuring finalists for the 2024 Alberta Literary Awards. Currently scheduled to appear:Antoinette BekkerAstrid BlodgettKate BoormanJennifer Bowering-DelisleNatasha DeenMieko OuchiJulie SedivyJosée Thibeault Join us live or watch the recording afterwards on the WGA […]

WGA Edmonton Event: Afternoon with Awards Finalists (May 5)

When: Sunday, May 5th, 2024Where: Audreys Books (10702 Jasper Ave)Who: Readers will be announced in April.Free Event. All are welcome Join us for an afternoon celebrating the finalists for the Alberta Literary Awards. All Alberta Literary Awards finalists were announced live on the WGA YouTube channel on Tuesday, April 2nd. Katherine AbbassAstrid BlodgettNatasha DeenJennifer Bowering […]

2024 Alberta Literary Awards Announcement

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 2024 Alberta Literary Awards? Join us on Tuesday, April 2nd at Noon as the finalists for each category are announced live and for the first time, broadcast on the WGA YouTube […]

WGA Edmonton Event (April 2.) April Fools

WGA Edmonton Event:April Fools. Writing with humourTuesday, April 2nd. 6pmRooster Bar and Kitchen (10732 82ave)Free event. All are welcome. Whoever said that April was the cruelest month (T.S. Eliot) probably wasn’t the funniest person on the planet, but you know who is? Our three special guests for the WGA Edmonton event. Three writers who are […]

Alberta Literary Awards Gala

2024 Alberta Literary Awards GalaSaturday, June 8th. 6PMCoast Edmonton Plaza (10155 105st)Tickets: $75 include buffet dinner Join us and help celebrate the achievements of all the finalists of the 2024 Alberta Literary Awards live and in person! Tickets include a buffet dinner and there will be a cash bar and books for sale on site. […]