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3rd Annual Kemosa Scholarship for First Nations, Métis and Inuit Mothers Who Write

The Writers’ Guild of Alberta is happy to announce the launch of the 3rd Annual Kemosa Scholarship for First Nations, Métis and Inuit Mothers Who Write!This year, author Jeananne Kirwin and has enthusiastically joined in the effort to help give voice to Indigenous mothers. Together, we share the vision of effecting positive changes in our community through stories.Because […]

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Book Women Podcast Series

Three Metis aunties just trying to figure out the world of publishing, and chatting about books. Learn more about masinahikan iskwêwak – Book Women Podcast – HERE Episode 4: Paul Gareau An interview with Paul Gareau about his experiences writing and editing in academia. Music Credit: Broke for Free – “Something Elated” Episode 3: Tammy Ball […]

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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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Prairie Indigenous E-Book and IBBY Indigenous Picture Book Collections

Prairie Indigenous eBook Collection Launched in January 2019, this significant addition to the Alberta eBooks repository brings together over 200 titles from publishers in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta. The first of its kind in Canada, the Prairie Indigenous collection increases access to stories by Indigenous authors, and writings about Indigenous culture. Along with the 1,500 […]

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Congratulations to the 2019 High Plains Book Awards finalists!

Finalists for the 2019 High Plains Book Awards have been announced in 12 categories. Congratulations to the following Alberta authors! Beth Towe – Bert Riggall’s Greater Waterton – Fifth House Publishers – (for Art & Photography)Trina Moyles – Women Who Dig: Farming, Feminism and the Fight to Feed the World – (for First Book)Dallas Hunt – AwÃsis and the World-Famous Bannock – […]

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