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WGA Annual Conference 2023: Origins

JUMP TO: PRICING  |  CANCELLATION POLICY  |  CONFERENCE SCHEDULE  ACCOMMODATIONS & PARKING | REGISTRATION  | OUR THANKS   WGA Annual Conference 2023 – Origins: A Return to Networking, Publishing, Genre, and Craft Origin is defined as the point or place where something begins, arises, or is derived, but what does that mean for a writer?  The WGA looks forward to facilitating […]

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Springboards Story to Script Intensive (Edmonton) – NEW PRICING!

Presented in Partnership with Workshop West Playwright’s Theatre as part of Springboards, A New Play Festival LOCATION: The Gateway Theatre8529 Gateway Blvd NW Edmonton, AB Workshops will be held in the Studio/Workshop Room, offices will be available on site for the one-on-one consultations. Workshop Details Story to Script: Finding character and drafting dialogue March 19, […]

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Drink the Wild Air 2023 – March 17-19

March 17 – 19, OnlineCost: $140  Register Here Drink the Wild Air is a Creative Writing Retreat for Youth ages 11 – 19. Typically nestled in the gateway to the rocky mountains in Kananaskis country, this year we’ll come together online to take workshops with working professionals, play games, share our stories, our songs, our poems […]

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6th Annual Kemosa Scholarship Winners Announced

Winners of the 6th Annual Kemosa Scholarship for First Nations, Métis and Inuit Mothers Who Write The Writers’ Guild of Alberta and Nhung Tran-Davies are pleased to announce the winners of the 6th Annual Kemosa Scholarship for First Nations, Métis and Inuit Mothers Who Write. First established in 2017 by Dr. Nhung Tran-Davies in partnership […]

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Tell Us About Your 2023 Books

We would love to know what our members are publishing in 2023! If you have a book slated for publication in 2023 and would like to tell us about it, please do so via the form below. All books by WGA members that are commercially available in 2023 are welcome, including self-published and ebook or […]

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2023 WGA Mentorship Program Participants Announced

Meet the Participants! The WGA is thrilled to announce the participants for the 2023 Mentorship Program! In January 2023, fourteen Alberta writers will begin their participation in the WGA’s annual mentorship program. 2023 marks the twelfth year for the program, which pairs emerging writers with established Alberta authors to develop the emerging writer’s literary work, […]

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