Self-Publishing Webinar (Online)

Self-Publishing Webinar with Dana Goldstein (Recorded) This webinar originally aired on Tuesday, March 28th, 2023.$10 for members; $15 for non-members  What you’ll learn: the ins and outs of self versus traditional publishing, the pros and cons of self-publishing, the hurdles and benefits of going the independent route, and what you need to know to publish […]

Feb. 7 Free Grant Writing Session

Before you close your suitcase on our grey skies and jet off to a sandy beach make sure you have submitted your next AFA application for a grant. Join Alberta Foundation for the Arts (AFA) literary consultant Brenda Hennig for an online noon hour presentation on Tuesday 7 February 2023 at 12 noon We’ll review […]

Freedom to Read Week Panel

Why Are We Banning Books in 2023? Wednesday, Feb 22nd. Noonover ZoomRegister to attend or participate in the discussion Freedom to read can never be taken for granted. Even in Canada, a free country by world standards, books and magazines are banned at the border. Schools and libraries are regularly asked to remove books and […]

WGA Edmonton Holiday Party & Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Medal Presentation

When: Wednesday, December 7. 6:30PMWhere: 9910 (Downstairs from The Common) 9910 109st NW. Edmonton* It’s that time of year again! A night to celebrate the holidays and the end of the year with your WGA friends. Join us at 9910 for some food and drinks and holiday cheer! The event is free to attend and […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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: 8 Dress 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 […]

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, […]