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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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WGA Online Reading Series Podcasts

The WGA is happy to announce that audio recordings of last year’s Online Reading Series, sponsored by the Rozsa Foundation, 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, and SoundCloud. New episodes […]

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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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