Coffee and Chat (Calgary – Sept 7)

Thursday, September 7th, 202312:00pm – 1:30pm MDT at Alexandra Writers’ Center at cSpace 4th floor salon1721 29th Ave SE, Calgary, Alberta FREE Join host Ashley Frerichs for the WGA Coffee & Chat: an informal meet-up for writers in Calgary. Come to socialize and chat about writing in general or discuss any current writing projects which you’d like some feedback on. Come ready to make friends, […]

Connections Brewing: AWCS & WGA Pub Night (Calgary – September 11)

Connections Brewing: AWCS & WGA Pub Night  Monday, September 11th, 20236:00pm – 9:00pm MDTPrairie Dog Brewing105D 58th Ave SE, Calgary Join us for the next ConnectionsBrewing, our monthly pub night for YYC Writers in collaboration with Alexandra Writers’ Centre Society. Come ready to mingle and network with the Calgary literary community.  At September’s event, Alexandra Writers’ Centre will announce the winners […]

September Soiree: Poetry & Music (Calgary – September 13)

September Soiree: Poetry & Music Wednesday, September 13th, 2023 at 6:30pm MDT cSpace Marda Loop – Theatre (1st floor) 1721 29 Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta Free entry. Donations accepted at the door. Please join us and the Calgary Spoken Word Society for an evening of poetry and music featuring artists: Micheline MaylorEugene SticklandMary VlooswykSheri-D WilsonMorag […]

The Olive Reading Series Relaunch (Edmonton – September 13)

The Olive Reading Series Relaunch Wednesday, September 137:00 pm MTRooster Kitchen10732 82 Ave NW, EdmontonFree (Event will feature a fundraiser raffle) The official re-launch details have been set. Our kick-off will be a raffle fundraiser, with all funds going towards production costs and remuneration for our talented series readers. (Raffle facilitated with the help of […]

Calgary Poetry Parlour (Calgary – September 19)

Calgary Poetry Parlour Open Mic Tuesday, September 19th, 20237:00pm – 9:30pm MDTat Pachamama Soul Flavour Emporium #2110, 830 Canyon Meadows Drive SE, Calgary (Between Pizza 73 and Sunshine Vietnamese around the corner South east from from Arby’s.) FREE Join host Ashley Frerichs at the next Poetry Parlour Open Mic. Open mic sign-up starts at 7pm.  There are limited slots available and […]

WGA Youth Committee Writers Circle (Online – September 20)

WGA Youth Committee Online Writers Circle Wednesday, September 20th7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. MTFor youth ages 30 and under.Free The Writers’ Guild of Alberta Youth Committee is hosting an online writer’s circle on Wednesday, September 20th, from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. for youth ages 30 and under. The event is free to attend and […]

Writers Outside (CANCELLED)

Writers Outside! THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER It’s time to step away from our laptops, tablets, and typewriters and go outside and touch grass. Join us at beautiful Victoria Park to listen to three guest writers share their work with you. Writers Katherine Abbass, Colby Clair Stolson, and Meghan Eaker are the […]

Dog Days of Summer – Calgary Mixer (Calgary – August 10)

Thursday, August 10th, 2023 from 6pm to 9pm MDT Community Wise Patio (Behind the building in the backyard.) #223 – 12 Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta Free for WGA members$5 for non-members Please join us for a Summer Mixer in Calgary featuring readings by Lareina Abbott, Marcello Di Cintio, and Tasnuva Hayden. All ages are welcome. […]

WordsWorth 2023: Let’s Go!! – Registration deadline June 30!

WordsWorth 2023: Let’s Go!! Registration is now closed(After 10:00 AM on June 30th, registration will be fully closed and RDP room availability cannot be guaranteed.) Week 1 (ages 11 – 14): July 9th – 14th, 2023 | $610Week 2 (ages 15 – 19): July 16th – 21st, 2023 | $610 Location: Red Deer Polytechnic (RDP), Red Deer, AB T-shirt: $25Anthology: $12 We’re excited […]