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Amber-Webb Bowerman Memorial Foundation Online Fundraiser

Like so many other gatherings, the 11th annual SugarBowl is cancelled for this August due to COVID-19 precautions. The decision to shut down SugarBowl 2020 does not mean, however, that fun and charity are on hold. Indeed, the world needs more of both those things in bigger, more meaningful doses. And who better than Calgary’s large-hearted recreational lawn-bowling […]

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Send Us Your Questions, Comments, Suggestions

The Writers’ Guild of Alberta is your organization. We exist to inspire, encourage, and promote writers in Alberta. We are always trying to improve our programming and offer services that interest a wide variety of our members, and our ability to do that gets easier when we hear from you. We welcome questions, comments, and […]

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Submission Call: North Side Anthology

Goal: To produce an approachable, light hearted, hardcopy (with electronic version) anthology. Vision: To display, celebrate, amplify, prove and disprove common and uncommon understandings of life on North Side to both Northsiders and Edmontonians at large, while examining how geography impacts the human condition. Mission Statement: To accept and seriously consider all submissions, and to solicit submissions as required, in […]

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WGA COVID-19 Information Page

The Writers’ Guild of Alberta Calgary and Edmonton offices will be closed as we participate in the effort to slow community spread of COVID-19. Staff will be working from home and will be checking email and telephone messages regularly, and will update this site with information for writers as we monitor the developments of COVID-19. […]

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Help Support Independent Bookstores in Alberta!

Several independent bookstores in Alberta are delivering or offering curbside pick-up. We offer them our thanks! Help support local bookstores! Calgary:Shelf Life BooksOwl’s Nest BooksPages on KensingtonCanmore:Cafe Books Castor:The Purple Platypus Edmonton:Glass BookshopAudreys BooksWonderland / Happy Harbor ComicsVariant EditionOlds:Pandora’s Boox and Tea Red Deer:Nearly New Books Three Hills:Three Hills Books Have we missed anyone? Let […]

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Online Workshop- Creating Visceral Scenes with Leslie Greentree

Registration limited to 12 participantsMembers: $100 Non-members: $125Begins April 14. Duration: 2 weeks*This course uses Google Classroom. All users must have a Gmail account to participate in the workshop.* SYNOPSIS: Over the course of this fiction workshop, we will build and rebuild the same scene from various perspectives, focusing intensely – one at a time […]

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Monday Write Nights at EPL

OUR EPL MONDAY WRITE NIGHTS HAVE BEEN CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE The full schedule of write night sessions are available on our website events calendar and through EPL’s events: https://epl.bibliocommons.com/events/search/q=write%20nights

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