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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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Let’s Get Lit Poetry Podcast Series

Episode 7: Titilope Sonuga Rayanne Haines and Matthew Stepanic talk with Titilope Sonuga, author of THIS IS HOW WE DISAPPEAR (Write Bloody North, 2019). As we sip Lambrusco by Monte delle Vigne (a sparkling red as charming as our feature poet) paired with Titilope’s poetry, we discuss new motherhood, musical collaborations, and the power of […]

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Digital Strategies Sessions at This Year’s Conference

The WGA’s annual conference is just ONE WEEK away! Join us for Writing Across Worlds, June 7 – 9 at the Coast Edmonton Plaza Hotel. We’re thrilled to announce the speakers for Digital Strategies for Writers and let you know about a new conference session! Announcing our speakers for Digital Strategies for Writers Digital Strategies for WritersSaturday, June 8, 11:00 – 12:30Featuring Dana […]

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Meet the 2019 Alberta Literary Award and Robert Kroetsch City of Edmonton Book Prize Shortlist Authors

The Writers’ Guild of Alberta is excited for the finalists for the 2019 Alberta Literary Awards and Robert Kroetsch City of Edmonton Book Prize. Each year, the Alberta Literary Awards and the City of Edmonton recognize and celebrate the highest standards of literary excellence from Alberta and Edmonton authors. Winners will be announced and awards presented at […]

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Call for Silent Auction Donations

The WGA is inviting donations for its silent auction to be held at the AGM, Writing Across Worlds, June 7 – 9 at the Coast Edmonton Plaza Hotel. In the past we’ve had donations of restaurant, spa, bookstore and other retail gift cards, as well as unused books, jewelry, art, furniture, wine, spirits,(sealed, new) bath and body products—you name […]

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Writers’ Guild of Alberta Summer Employment Opportunity

The Writers’ Guild of Alberta (WGA) invites applications from post-secondary students interested in meeting writers, promoting literary works by Albertans, and gaining experience in arts administration. The mission of the WGA is to inspire, connect, support, encourage and promote writers and writing, to safeguard the freedom to write and to read, and to advocate for […]

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