Author Archive | Jason Norman


2021 Webinar 4 Pack

Members get 4 webinars for the price of 3. Special early bird price to get your new year started off right. Purchase the 4 Pack today and you will get sent the link for each webinar prior to its start date, as well as the recording of the webinar afterwards. All webinars occur on the […]

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WGA Game Week

What’s better than a good old fashioned game night? Three game nights! We have all been working hard writing our novels and stories in the early morning or late night hours. We’ve been getting kids ready for virtual school while virtual grocery shopping for very real antacids, so we deserve some time to just have […]

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Call for Jurors: 2021 Alberta Literary Awards

The Writers’ Guild of Alberta is calling all avid readers, writers, teachers, students, or people who just straight up love literature to join our awards jury this season. This is an opportunity to be “in the room” when the 2021 finalists and winners are chosen. Every year the WGA presents awards in eight categories, plus […]

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Virtual Town Hall July 9

WGA Virtual Town Hall

Thursday, July 9th. 6:30 pm Join us for a virtual town hall and have your say on the WGA’s programming since the COVID-19 pandemic cancelled all of our in-person events and drove more of the activity online.  How has your experience been with online webinars, workshops, and readings so far?Is there any programming you have […]

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Picture Book Camp with Carolyn Fisher

Learn to write or illustrate children’s picture books! A class for newbie or seasoned writers, illustrators, or writer-illustrators. Join artist-author Carolyn Fisher for two classes on writing and illustrating children’s books. Whether you’re a writer or an illustrator, a newbie or a professional, we’ll dig into the business of books in this info-packed course. Bring […]

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Online Workshop- Creating Visceral Scenes with Leslie Greentree

Registration limited to 12 participantsMembers: $100 Non-members: $125Begins April 14. Duration: 2 weeks*This course uses Google Classroom. All users must have a Gmail account to participate in the workshop.* SYNOPSIS: Over the course of this fiction workshop, we will build and rebuild the same scene from various perspectives, focusing intensely – one at a time […]

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Online Workshop: Small Words with Muscle w/Vivian Hansen ***SOLD OUT***

***This workshop is now sold out. Contact [email protected] to be placed on the waiting list***Instructor: Vivian HansenRegistration limited to 8 participantsMembers: $125 Non-members: $1506-7 weeks, begins April 15*Online workshop uses Google Classroom. Participants must have a Gmail address.* In this workshop, you will discover how you are poets in all aspects of writing.  We will […]

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Special Write Night Workshop (Edmonton)

More Than One Way to Peel an Orange: Fresh approaches to short storytellingwith Katherine Abbass Monday, February 24Clareview EPL7-9pmFree In this writing workshop, participants will experiment with framing and story-telling devices that deviate from structural norms. They will play with form and structure in order to unveil new vantage points, and come away with some […]

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Flash Writing Contest

The University of Calgary Cumming School of Medicine and Mama na Mtoto initiative for regional maternal, newborn, and child health in Tanzania is presenting this flash writing contest. The WGA is happy to partner with these groups to offer administrative and promotional support. Flash Fiction or Flash Non-Fiction on the subject of: Mothers and/or Motherhood […]

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Meet Our Members

In late 2018 members of the WGA volunteered to be interviewed by students at the University of Alberta as part of a Community Services Learning project. Professor Leilei Chen and her students from ENGL 102 G2 and G3 Fall 2018 and ENGL 102 A10 and A5 Winter 2018 conducted the interviews. We feel like these […]

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