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2022 Call for Board Members

WGA 2022 Call for Board Members

Deadline: August 22, 2022 The 2022/2023 Board of the WGA will be elected at our AGM on September 24, 2022. The AGM will be held at the Calgary Public Library – Central Branch but there will be the opportunity for remote participation. There are openings for the following positions: President, Treasurer, Secretary, Youth Member at […]

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Online Workshop: How to write Engaging Fiction

Due to unforeseen circumstances, this conference workshop, which was slated to take place over the conference weekend has been rescheduled for a new date and time. For conference guests, it is being offered to you free. The coupon code was sent to you on June 16. For those who did not register for the conference, […]

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WGA Virtual Writer-in-Residence – Gail Anderson-Dargatz

The Writers’ Guild of Alberta is happy to announce Gail Anderson-Dargatz as the new WGA Virtual Writer-in-Residence. The Virtual Writer-in-Residence program launched at the start of January and will continue through to the end of May. WGA Members are invited to request appointments with the VWiR using the form below. GAIL ANDERSON-DARGATZ’s international bestsellers, The Cure for […]

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Great Canadian Giving Challenge

Canada Helps and the Great Canadian Giving Challenge

Your donation could go even further to help support Alberta authors and the WGA! Throughout the month of June, every $1 donated to a charity through Canada Helps is a chance for that charity to win a $20,000 donation (minimum $3 donation required). Which means every dollar you donate to the WGA during June is […]

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2020 WGA Annual Conference: Wonder & Retrospect – Postponed

Jump to: Details and Prices  | Cancellation Policy | Conference Schedule | Accommodations and Parking | Registration  | Our Thanks Postponement Notice Given the constantly changing and developing situation of COVID-19 we are postponing the AWCS/ WGA Wonder and Respect: Reclaim Your Curiosity conference scheduled May 22 -24. We will provide an update when new dates are confirmed. The In Conversation with Anthony Doerr and Breaking the “-Pre” off […]

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Grande Prairie March WGA Members’ Social

Wednesday, March 11, 20207:00 – 8:30 pmRSVP using form below to be contacted with location Join members in Grande Prairie and area for tea, coffee, dessert and conversation as we catch up with each other’s news and discuss the type of programming that will best meet your needs. Hosted by Sue Farrell Holler. This is […]

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Social Media for Writers Webinar

Friday, January 24, 2020, noonFREE and exclusive to WGA members Writers are busy and don’t have a ton of time for all the hustle involved in self-marketing, which publishers have come to expect. Join social media specialist Haley Overland in a conversation about social media for the busy writer. Get straightforward tips on creating optimal […]

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