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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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WGA & The City of Calgary Present: The W.O. Mitchell Book Prize Finalists on Wednesday, April 17

WGA & THE CITY OF CALGARY PRESENT: THE W.O. MITCHELL BOOK PRIZE FINALISTS—READINGS, CELEBRATION AND COMPLIMENTARY TAPAS FROM AIDA’S BISTRO  Wednesday, April 17th, 2019 | 7:00—9:00 p.m. Shelf Life Books at 1302 4 St SW, Calgary  Seating: first-come, first-served  Please RSVP via Facebook HERE The City of Calgary and the Writers’ Guild of Alberta are pleased to announce the […]

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