**SAVE THE DATE** Stroll of Poets Festival (Calgary)

**Save the Date** Stroll of Poets Festival (Calgary) Sunday, September 8th, 2024All day, various venues in Inglewood, CalgaryFREE, with the exception of a ticketed brunch event at the Attic Stroll of Poets is a non-profit organization based in Edmonton founded in 1991. In its first 15 years of operation, the organization ran an annual one-day […]

WGA Conference 2024 – No Place Like Home (June 7-9)

00Days 00Hours 00Minutes 00Seconds No Place Like Home WGA Annual Conference 2024 Alberta can oftentimes feel like a land of dichotomies: polarized views on culture, politics, and the economy are just some of the ways in which we differ. But for all of our differences, there is always a resounding sense of community here, especially […]

CONTROVERSY @ NOON: Rejection: “Frame” or Reframe? (Online, May 29)

CONTROVERSY @ NOON: Rejection: “Frame” or Reframe? Wednesday, May 2912 – 1 PM MDT, Online Free As writers, we are told that rejection, a lot of rejection – most likely – is par for the course. Some of us cope by making light of the situation, framing rejection letters and showcasing them on an office wall or […]

Poetry Parlour (Calgary — May 21)

Poetry Parlour (Calgary) Tuesday, May 21, 20247:00pm – 9:30pm MDTPachamama Soul Flavour Emporium #2110, 830 Canyon Meadows Drive SE, Calgary FREE Join host Ashley Frerichs at the next Poetry Parlour. Open mic sign-up starts at 7pm. There are limited slots available and will be filled on a first come, first served basis. Our May 2024 event features the wonderful Sudy-Ann Brown. About the […]

Coffee & Chat — May 17 (Calgary)

Coffee & Chat (Calgary) Friday, May 17th, 20241:00pm to 2:30pmAlexandra Writers’ Centre at cSpace – 4th floor salon1721 29th Ave SW, Calgary, AlbertaFREE, no registration requiredOpen to WGA and AWCS members Join host Ashley Frerichs at our next Calgary Coffee & Chat: informal meet-ups for writers in Calgary. Come to socialize and chat about writing in general or discuss any current writing projects which […]

Theatre in the Making Panel (Calgary — May 14)

Theatre in the Making Panel (Calgary) Tuesday, May 14, 20247:00pm Shelf Life Books1302 4th Street SW, Calgary FREE We’re excited to partner with Shelf Life Books for one of their Industry Night events! Join us Tuesday, May 14th at 7pm for an in-person discussion with a slate of local playwrights, dramaturgs, actors, and directors as we […]

Sound Writing with Alice Major (Calgary — May 11)

Sound Writing: A Workshop with Alice Major Saturday, May 11th, 202410:30am to 12:00pm MSTin-person atAlexandra Writers’ Centre Society4th floor salonWGA members – $25Nonmembers – $35Space for this workshop is very limited! Please register using the form below. About the Facilitator

May 11 Event: WGA Mentorship and Horizons Program Reading and Reception

When: Saturday, May 11th. 7PMWhere: Coast Edmonton Plaza Hotel (10155 105st) Glenora Room Join us as we celebrate the end of another year of these two great programs for writers: the WGA Mentorship and Horizons Programs. Mentee writers and their mentors will gather to talk about what they worked on over the past five months, […]

Online Reading with Alberta Literary Awards Finalists (May 8)

Wednesday, May 8th. 7PMLive via WGA YouTube ChannelFree event. All Are welcome Join us on Wednesday, May 8th at 7PM for an online reading featuring finalists for the 2024 Alberta Literary Awards. Currently scheduled to appear:Antoinette BekkerAstrid BlodgettKate BoormanJennifer Bowering-DelisleNatasha DeenMieko OuchiJulie SedivyJosée Thibeault Join us live or watch the recording afterwards on the WGA […]