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Finalists for The City of Calgary W.O. Mitchell Book Prize Announced

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEApril 7, 2020 Finalists for the W.O. Mitchell Book Prize Announced Calgary – The Writers’ Guild of Alberta is pleased to announce the finalists for The City of Calgary W.O. Mitchell Book Prize, recognizing outstanding books published in 2019. “We are delighted to announce this year’s W.O. Mitchell Book Prize finalists,” said Carol […]

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Calgary Arts Development COVID-19 Short-Term Relief Funding

The Short-Term Artist Relief Fund is a temporary one-time program to help address some of the immediate impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on artists in Calgary (known as Mohkinstsis in Blackfoot). This fund is intended to support artists and freelance cultural workers who have lost income or incurred unrecoverable expenses, related to their artistic work, […]

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WGA COVID-19 Information Page

The Writers’ Guild of Alberta Calgary and Edmonton offices will be closed as we participate in the effort to slow community spread of COVID-19. Staff will be working from home and will be checking email and telephone messages regularly, and will update this site with information for writers as we monitor the developments of COVID-19. […]

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Online Workshop: Small Words with Muscle w/Vivian Hansen ***SOLD OUT***

***This workshop is now sold out. Contact [email protected] to be placed on the waiting list***Instructor: Vivian HansenRegistration limited to 8 participantsMembers: $125 Non-members: $1506-7 weeks, begins April 15*Online workshop uses Google Classroom. Participants must have a Gmail address.* In this workshop, you will discover how you are poets in all aspects of writing.  We will […]

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WGA Offices Closed

Please be advised the Writers’ Guild of Alberta Calgary and Edmonton offices will be closed indefinitely as we participate in the effort to slow community spread of COVID-19. Staff will be working from home and will be checking email and telephone messages regularly.  We ask for your patience if e-mail inquiries and communication take longer […]

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2020 WGA Annual Conference: Wonder & Retrospect – Postponed

Jump to: Details and Prices  | Cancellation Policy | Conference Schedule | Accommodations and Parking | Registration  | Our Thanks Postponement Notice Given the constantly changing and developing situation of COVID-19 we are postponing the AWCS/ WGA Wonder and Respect: Reclaim Your Curiosity conference scheduled May 22 -24. We will provide an update when new dates are confirmed. The In Conversation with Anthony Doerr and Breaking the “-Pre” off […]

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Winners of the 3rd Annual Kemosa Scholarship for First Nations, Métis and Inuit Mothers Who Write

The Writers’ Guild of Alberta and Nhung Tran-Davies are pleased to announce the winners of the 3rd Annual Kemosa Scholarship for First Nations, Métis and Inuit Mothers Who Write. First established in 2017 by Dr. Nhung Tran-Davies in partnership with Tlicho Dene author Richard Van Camp, the Kemosa Scholarship offers an opportunity for First Nations, Métis […]

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Craft Workshops – Airdrie Public Library

WGA regional rep Vivan Hansen is hosting a series of writing workshops at the Airdrie Public Library in the coming months. Registration will be available through the Airdire Public Library website. Small Words With Muscle: Working your Poetry with Vivian Hansen Saturday, March 28, 1:00 – 4:00 pm FREE, register through Airdrie Public Library’s registration […]

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