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WGA Fall Kick-off YYC (Workshop) ~ Write Every Day with Lisa Pasold, September 23

WGA Fall Kick-off YYC: Write Every Day (Workshop) Saturday, September 23rd 10:15—1:15pm Please note that doors open at 10:00am sharp! WGA members $10  | $45 non-members Memorial Park Library Main Floor Salon | 1221 2 St SW, Calgary, AB Registration Now Open! Join the WGA and author Lisa Pasold for a discussion about the evolution of […]

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WGA ED Carol Holmes Shortlisted for Rozsa Foundation Award

2017 ROZSA AWARD SHORTLIST ANNOUNCED  Celebrating Excellence in Arts Management [September 8th, 2017] The Rozsa Foundation is pleased to announce our shortlist for the 14th Annual Rozsa Award. Congratulations to David Chantler, Founder and Producing Director of Trickster Theatre, Carol Holmes, Executive Director of the Writers’ Guild of Alberta, and JP Thibodeau, Managing Artistic Director of StoryBook Theatre. Selected […]

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2018 Banff Retreat: Now Open for Registrations

Our annual Banff Retreat is now open for registration! This self-guided retreat is a great opportunity to connect with fellow writers and enjoy uninterrupted writing time among amazing scenery at Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity. The retreat provides accommodation in a private room (with a desk), a meal plan, use of Banff Centre amenities […]

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WGA Podcast: Exploring the Relationship Between Canadian Literature and Canadian Identity

Sutina Chou traveled across Canada to collect ways that Canadian identity has impacted Canadian literature, and vice versa. Through interviews with authors, she hoped to contribute more first-hand data to the existing academic literature surrounding the link between literature and identity in a Canadian context. Discover what WGA members had to say in August 2016. […]

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2017 WordsWorth Instructors & Courses

We are proud to announce this year’s instructors for Wordsworth 2017. More names and course descriptions will be added as they are confirmed! Brandon Wint Cailynn Klingbeil Cathy Ostlere Colin Martin David Wilson Derek Beaulieu Isaac Bond Jani Krulc Johnny MacRae Kim Firmston Leif Ingebrigtsen Lindsey Walker Louise Casemore Marcello Di Cintio Paul Zits Richard Kelly […]

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2017 Alberta Literary Award Winners Announced

The Writers’ Guild of Alberta is pleased to reveal the winners of the 2017 Alberta Literary Awards. More than 100 guests attended the 2017 Alberta Literary Awards Gala, part of the Writers’ Guild of Alberta’s 2017 Edmonton Conference, Juxtapositions. This celebration marked the 35th anniversary of the Alberta Literary Awards and brought together writers from across Alberta. […]

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Call for WGA Board Members

The 2017/18 board of the WGA will be elected at the AGM in conjunction with the WGA Annual Conference 2017: Juxtapositions on Sunday, June 11, 2017, 11:00 am – noon, at Lister Centre at the University of Alberta in Edmonton. There will be at least three openings, including Vice President, Secretary, Member at Large, and […]

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