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Calgary Witching Hour Poetry

The Writers’ Guild of Alberta and Calgary Spoken Word Society present: Witching Hour Poetry Wednesday, March 8th, 8:00 pm Tickets $8 Treehouse at cSpace 1721 29th Ave SW – 4th Floor Calgary, AB**Space is limited, so please register using the form below. After registering, you will be directed to a payment page. Please note, your registration […]

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Feb. 7 Free Grant Writing Session

Before you close your suitcase on our grey skies and jet off to a sandy beach make sure you have submitted your next AFA application for a grant. Join Alberta Foundation for the Arts (AFA) literary consultant Brenda Hennig for an online noon hour presentation on Tuesday 7 February 2023 at 12 noon We’ll review […]

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Calgary Poetry Parlour

Launch: Tuesday, February 21st at 7:00pm Please join us for the launch event of a monthly open mic and reading series, Poetry Parlour at Pachamama Soul in Calgary’s southeast on the third Tuesday of every month.  Poetry Parlour atPachamama Soul Flavour Emporium#2110, 380 Canyon Meadows Dr SE Calgary, AB T2J 7C3(Between Pizza 73 and Sunshine Vietnamese around […]

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Join host Ashley Frerichs for an informal meet-up for writers in Calgary. Come to socialize and chat about writing in general or discuss any current writing projects which you’d like some feedback on. Free. No registration required. Open to all writers. The next Calgary Coffee and Chat will be on Thursday, February 9th from 1-3pm […]

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Leah Horlick Poetry Workshop (Calgary)

Tuesday, February 7th at 7:00pmCommunity Wise, 223 12th Ave SW, Calgary Arusha Room (1st floor) Please register using the form below (max. 15 participants)  Join poet and Canadian Writer-in-Residence Leah Horlick in this interactive workshop for Writers’ Guild of Alberta members. We’ll explore strategies for answering the question “When is a poem done?”—and map out some ways […]

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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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Calgary Write Nights

Come join the WGA and Just Write for a weekly in-person writing meetup in Calgary! Thursdays at 7:00PM at Black Pearl 8855 MacLeod Trail SW The central purpose of this group is to help people focus on their writing. Group members might give each other critiques or share their work if they want, though this […]

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Calgary Blue Monday Lift-Up – Jan. 16

Monday, January 16th, 7:00 PMCommunity Wise (223 12th Ave. SW)Arusha Room (1st floor, wheelchair accessible)  Please pre-register using the form below as space is limited! Blue Monday Lift-Up: The Importance of Community for Mental Wellness in the Arts In collaboration with the Perlin Foundation for Wellness, the WGA invites you to an evening of discussion about the […]

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Fort McMurray Write Nights

The Writers’ Guild of Alberta is pleased to partner with the Wood Buffalo Regional Library (WBRL) as they return to in-person programming for writers in the Wood Buffalo Region. Alisa Caswell will facilitate the Write Nights which are casual writing and discussion sessions suitable for adult writers of all levels. They will be held once a […]

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