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2020 Banff Retreat

We are pleased to announce our Banff Retreat will take place February 14 – 23, 2020, and registrations are now open. Our annual Banff Retreat is a self-guided retreat and a great opportunity to connect with fellow writers and enjoy uninterrupted writing time among amazing scenery at Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity. Participants will […]

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ALIGHT SOLUTIONS EMAIL

For those who have not yet seen the WGA’s notice about the Alight Solutions email that was circulated to WGA members who have an online profile with our website. It has come to our attention that a number of members received emails from a company called Alight Solutions (subject: Proofreading Job), who appear to have contacted […]

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National Indigenous Peoples Day

To help celebrate this day we are sharing some of the favourite books by Indigenous authors from some of our staff, members, and other book lovers in Alberta. Kiss of the Fur Queen Thomson Highway When I was a young student during the first few years of the 21st century I came across many works […]

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WGA Annual Conference 2019: Writing Across Worlds

Jump to: Details and Prices  | Cancellation Policy | Conference Schedule | Accommodations and Parking | Registration  |  Our Thanks The Event Our 2019 writers’ conference, Writing Across Worlds, will be held June 7 – 9 at the Coast Edmonton Plaza Hotel. Themes will explore literary works that cross forms, genres, and cultures, as well as how storytelling is crossing into new realms—from the […]

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Our 2019 Alberta Literary Awards Shortlist Readings & Celebration (YYC) ~ Wednesday, May 15

(YYC) WGA 2019 Alberta Literary Awards Shortlist Reading & Celebration Wednesday, May 15th 2019 | 7:00—9:00pmShelf Life Books at 1302 4 Street SW, CalgarySeating: first-come, first-served Please RSVP via Facebook We look forward to offering the community a celebratory evening of wine, short readings and catering from Aida’s Bistro! Guests will have the opportunity to meet and […]

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