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2022 Alberta Literary Awards Gala Tickets

Saturday, June 11 Holiday Inn Express Downtown Edmonton (City View Ballroom)Tickets: $25 eachCocktails & Hors d’Oeuvres: 6:30Awards: 8Dress code: Suit yourself (pun intended) While we are very excited to be hosting an in-person gala for the first time since 2019, we are also monitoring the Covid situation and will be limiting the number of tickets […]

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WGA Online Reading Series Podcasts

The WGA is happy to announce that audio recordings of last year’s Online Reading Series, sponsored by Read Alberta, and University of Alberta Press are now available to listen to as podcast episodes. Subscribe now wherever you get your podcasts to be notified whenever a new episode is available through Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, […]

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2022 Mentorship Program Public Reading and Reception

Saturday, May 7. 7pmVarscona Hotel Edmonton (Thomas Bennett Room) Join us as we celebrate the conclusion of another year of the WGA Mentorship Program! This event will feature readings from the 2022 participants: Brenda Gunn, Jessica Coles, Laura Wershler, Medgine Mathurin, Morgan Dick, Sabrina Haslimeier, and Wonai Masvingise. All are welcome to come and support […]

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WGA Webinar: Writer Beware!

Writer Beware: Writing Scams and How to Avoid ThemSaturday, March 26. 10-11AM – This webinar is now available as a recordingHosted by Michael CapobiancoMembers – $25Non-members – $35Students – $10 Writer Beware, a service of Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, has researched every sort of scam, cheat, and outright theft perpetrated on authors […]

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Grant Writing Tips in Bite Size Pieces

Friday, February 11. 12-1pmFree to attend. Space is limited. February is coming!What is less fun than watching the Olympics but more fun than preparing your taxes?That’s right – writing a grant! Join Alberta Foundation for the Arts (AFA) literary consultant Brenda Hennig for a noon hour presentation on Friday, 11 February 2022 at 12 noon. […]

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Wolf Moon Guided Write Night with Samantha Warwick

Monday, January 175:00-6:15 PM MSTJOIN US ON ZOOM “A non-writing writer is a monster courting insanity,” wrote Franz Kafka one hundred years ago. And here we are, nearly two years into a collective experience that is perpetuating ongoing mental health challenges for many writers. Our individual circumstances will differ—too much isolation, too little uninterrupted time, trouble […]

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Online Workshop: Storytelling Through Comics with Teresa Wong

Saturday, November 20th. 10-11AMZoomWGA Members: $25 Non-members: $35Students $10Space is limited Cartoonist and graphic memoirist Teresa Wong walks through the basics of visual storytelling through comics. We’ll discuss some of the technical choices comic artists make to shape their stories and work on a short comic together. No artistic skills necessary. Teresa Wong is the […]

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Alberta Culture Days Free Workshops

For Alberta Culture Days the WGA is offering a day of free writing workshops held over Zoom. Writers of all skill levels are welcome to sign up for one or all three. Space is limited so register today! 9AM – John O’Neil – Short Fiction: Dialogue and DescriptionIn this informal, hands-on workshop, participants will be […]

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