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The WGA and The People’s Poetry Festival Present Sudden Light: Metaphors and Poetry with Rosemary Griebel

The WGA and The People’s Poetry Festival Present Sudden Light: Metaphors and Poetry with Rosemary Griebel Saturday, October 20 | 1:00—2:30pm  Rosso Coffee Roasters | Inside the National Music Centre at 850 4 St SE Registration required | Please contact [email protected];  Register HERE WGA $5 | Non-members/public $10  “Fill your paper with the breathings of your heart” wrote Wordsworth, using a […]

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2019 Alberta Literary Awards – Now Open for Submissions

THE 2019 ALBERTA LITERARY AWARDS NOW OPEN FOR SUBMISSIONS The Writers’ Guild of Alberta (WGA) is preparing to celebrate another successful year with the 2019 Alberta Literary Awards. Writers from across Alberta and their publishers are invited to check out and submit to this year’s award categories. The deadline for submissions to the Alberta Literary Awards is December 31, 2018.  Submissions are evaluated on originality, […]

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Announcing Our 2019 Banff Retreat

We are pleased to announce our Banff Retreat will take place February 15 – 24, 2019, and registrations are now open. Our annual Banff Retreat is a self-guided retreat and 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 […]

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Publishing Adult Books Workshop with Wayne Arthurson and Matt Bowes

Publishing Adult Books – WGA Workshop with Author Wayne Arthurson and publisher Matt Bowes of Newest Press Fees: $100 (to take this workshop for FREE, select “coupon” in the fee options) Maskwacis Cultural College October 27, (9am-3pm) Morning workshop followed by a potluck lunch Wayne Arthurson is a writer of Cree and French Canadian descent, the author […]

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Webinar: Research and Narrative Nonfiction with Omar Mouallem

Research and Narrative Nonfiction with Omar Mouallem Saturday, November 17 10:00 – 11:00 Online WGA and CNFC Members: $25, Nonmembers: $35 Students:$10 Literary nonfiction. Creative nonfiction. Long-form journalism. The genre goes by many names, but the goal is the same: writing a strong narrative with compelling characters and a unique voice, without sacrificing the truth. […]

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WGA October Edmonton Monthly Member Night – Storytelling: Art Form, Powertool

Wednesday, October 3 | 7:00 PM The Almanac on Whyte Ave | 10351 – 82 Ave. Free for WGA members; Non-members $5 WGA EDMONTON OCTOBER MEMBER NIGHT: STORYTELLING: ART FORM, POWERTOOL… a rare evening with two award-winning authors: master storyteller Tololwa Mollel and one extraordinary story herself, author Nhung Tran-Davies Tololwa Mollol shares his process […]

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Borderlines at LitFest: So, Where Are You From?

Tuesday, October 16 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm The Nook Café, 10153 97 St. How do multilingual speakers negotiate the space between two or more cultures in an increasingly multicultural and multilingual environment? How can multilingual writers expand the horizon for literature in our city, province, and country? With a strong passion for English and/or […]

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WGA Presents: Chris Turner in Medicine Hat

This September, the WGA is proud to host two events with Chris Turner in Medicine Hat. Chris Turner, author of The Patch: The People, Pipelines, and Politics of the Oil Sands, shortlisted for the Wilfrid Eggleston Award for Nonfiction, will read from the book and speak about his work.   Chris Turner at Medicine Hat Public Library Wednesday September […]

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