Thanks to the generosity of the Rozsa Foundation, we have received funding to host a series of online readings and author interviews. So, we’re thrilled to launch the WGA Online Reading series for WGA members who had their events cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, or any has a 2020 book release looking for an […]
An online summer creative writing residency for youth aged 11-19 July 19 – 24 (ages 11-19), $250OnlineThe first ten registrations or referrals to a friend who hasn’t attended our summer camp in a previous year will receive a free t-shirt. From the creative minds that brought you WordsWorth and Drink the Wild Air, we are […]
June 9 – September 28, 2020Open to Peace Country residents Attention all Peace Country residents! You can contribute your creative responses to the COVID-19 global health crisis in this special art exhibition, The Curve.The WGA is partnering with the Art Gallery of Grande Prairie (AGGP) to present The Curve, a multi-disciplinary community art installation exhibited through the […]
For a limited time, our past webinars are available free to members, $20 for non-members. A full list of past webinars are available at: https://writersguild.ca/resources/webinars-and-online-workshops/. Choose from a wide selection of topics like writing thrillers, how to publicize your book, research and nonfiction, and tips for online readings!
You can now listen to WGA podcasts on Spotify! https://open.spotify.com/show/6dBGJWFtxbF8DejUlRG1D8 Listen to past podcasts from the WGA’s Borderlines Writers Circle, the Let’s Get Lit Poetry Podcast Series and the Book Women Podcast series all on our Spotify page!
Thursday, July 9th. 6:30 pm Join us for a virtual town hall and have your say on the WGA’s programming since the COVID-19 pandemic cancelled all of our in-person events and drove more of the activity online. How has your experience been with online webinars, workshops, and readings so far?Is there any programming you have […]
WGA invites you to share what inspires your writing during this pandemic, and what you might write on a postcard from home. Who are you missing? Write them a greeting from your self-isolation stay-cation, or just share a short short story with them. What are you doing to keep amused? Do you have a funny […]
Thursday, June 4, 8pm, Online The Writers’ Guild of Alberta, with the help of Reel Story Communications, has created a short video presentation that will celebrate this year’s finalists and announce the winners in eight categories, as well as the Robert Kroetsch City of Edmonton Book Prize and Golden Pen Award. The video will be […]
Learn to write or illustrate children’s picture books! A class for newbie or seasoned writers, illustrators, or writer-illustrators. Join artist-author Carolyn Fisher for two classes on writing and illustrating children’s books. Whether you’re a writer or an illustrator, a newbie or a professional, we’ll dig into the business of books in this info-packed course. Bring […]
Tuesday, June 16, 2020Noon – 1:30 pmFree for WGA members, $20 for non-members Designed to loosen and stimulate the movement of words and thoughts, this fun and interactive workshop will relieve temporary writerly constipation. A series of opening lines with only a few minutes to write will block your inner critic and help make writing fun again. […]