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Fort Saskatchewan Writers Group Black History Month Evening with Special Guest Alison Clarke (Fort Saskatchewan)

FORT SASKATCHEWAN WRITERS GROUP BLACK HISTORY MONTH EVENING WITH SPECIAL GUEST ALISON CLARKEMonday, February 24, 7:00 pmFort Saskatchewan Public Library (10011 102 St)  In partnership with the Fort Saskatchewan Multicultural Association and the Writers’ Guild of Alberta, the Fort Saskatchewan Writers Group is presenting a special meeting in celebration of Black History Month. Author Alison Clarke will […]

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2020 WGA Annual Conference in Partnership with the AWCS: Wonder & Retrospect – Reclaim Your Curiosity

Jump to: Details and Prices  | Cancellation Policy | Conference Schedule | Accommodations and Parking | Registration  | Our Thanks The Event Join the WGA and AWCS for our joint 2020 writers’ conference, Wonder & Retrospect: Reclaim Your Curiosity, scheduled for May 22 – 24 at the Calgary Central Library. We’ll offer sessions that delve into an array of topics such as discovering truth […]

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Special Write Night Workshop (Edmonton)

More Than One Way to Peel an Orange: Fresh approaches to short storytellingwith Katherine Abbass Monday, February 24Clareview EPL7-9pmFree In this writing workshop, participants will experiment with framing and story-telling devices that deviate from structural norms. They will play with form and structure in order to unveil new vantage points, and come away with some […]

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February YYC Freedom of Expression Event

Sam Warwick in conversation with Marcello Di Cintio and Christina Frangou on Freedom of Expression and Negotiating Various Forms of Censorship

**SAVE THE DATE** Sam Warwick in conversation with Marcello Di Cintio and Christina Frangou on Freedom of Expression and Negotiating Various Forms of Censorship Thursday, February 27, 2020Doors 6:00 | 7:00—9:00 pmRose & Crown Pub & Restaurant Private room upstairs1503 4th St SW, Calgary | FREE WGA Freedom to Read Week EventSeating is first-come, first […]

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(YEG) WGA Monthly Event: Writing and Alcohol

Literary culture and alcohol culture have crossed paths so many times over the years that a lot of the time it seems like they parallel to each other. The mystique of the drunken writer, the tortured genius, Irish whiskey branded “Writers’ Tears”, and figures that loom large in our collective psyches like Hemingway, Fitzgerald, Carver, […]

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CALGARY ON THE PAGE: A LITERARY SALON AT LOUGHEED HOUSE (YYC)

Presented by the WGA and Calgary’s Historic Lougheed House Wednesday, March 18, 2020Doors to Restaurant for Social 6:00 | Formal Program 7:00—9:00 pm The Lougheed House at 707 13 Ave SW, Calgary, AB T2R 0K8 Non-WGA members $10 advance registration | WGA Complimentary registration PROMO CODE to come. Seating is first-come, first served. Registration includes exhibit admission. How […]

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WordBridge: Lethbridge Writing Conference

WordBridge: Lethbridge Writing Conference February 7-8, 2020 Keynote Speakers: Robert J. Sawyer and Thornten Nesch Tickets on sale now! Pre-Conference February 7, 2020 Good Times Comedy Club314 – 7th Street, Lethbridge AB Events Include:9:30 am – 12:00 pm: Memoir MorningAll memoirs matter. Whether writing for publication, for family and friends, or for yourself, learn why memoirs are […]

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WGA (YYC) Write Night at the Rose & Crown Pub in Acknowledgement of Mental Health for Writers

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 | Doors 6:00 (social time)Writing prompts or self-directed freewrite 700—8:15 p.m.Rose & Crown Pub, private room upstairs, 1503 4th St SW, Calgary.Seating is first-come, first served.  With a nod to “Blue Monday” (the supposed most depressing day of the year occurring two days before this session) — we will gather at our private room at the […]

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Blue Monday (Edmonton)

Monday, January 20, 20206:30 – 8:30 pmGlass Bookshop – Unit C215, 10200 102 Ave. NW On Blue Monday we talk about writing and mental health. Join us at Glass Bookshop on Monday, January 20th to hear from writers talk about their mental health journeys. Our guest speakers are Rayanne Haines and Shawn Hamm. There are […]

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