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WGA Webinar: Preparing Submissions for Literary Magazines

WGA Webinar: Preparing Submissions for Literary Magazines with Katherine AbbassThis webinar is now available in recorded format (original air date: Nov. 19, 2022)Members: $25 Non-members: $35Student members: $10 In this webinar, Katherine will cover the fundamentals of preparing short fiction, nonfiction, and poetry for submission to literary magazines. Participants will learn the basics of writing […]

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WGA Fall Kick Off – Edmonton

When: Thursday, October 6th. 7PMWhere: Arcadia Brewing Co. 10712 120 St NW, Edmonton, AB T5H 0W7Why: Because summer’s over!Who: Representatives from Litfest, STARFest, EPL, YegWrites, Freehand Books, Audreys Books, Stroll of Poets, and U of A Writer-in-Residence program.This is a FREE event. Bring your day planner and find out about all the literary and bookish […]

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WGA Online Interview Series

The next episode of our 2022 Interview Series features Farzana Doctor and Kelly Kaur. The online interview premieres on the WGA YouTube and Facebook channels on Wednesday, August 31st at 7pm. The recording will be available to watch anytime afterwards. New episodes premier every Wednesday for the rest of August. This episode is made possible […]

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Free Summer Grant Writing Sessions

While you are enjoying the longer and warmer (hopefully) days of summer, you may want to think ahead to your next grant application. Join Alberta Foundation for the Arts (AFA) literary consultant Brenda Hennig for a free noon hour presentation Top Ten Tips from Expert Panels We will review the top ten recommendations that appear […]

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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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