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WGA PRESENTS: THE CITY OF CALGARY W.O. MITCHELL BOOK PRIZE FINALISTS—READINGS, CELEBRATION AND COMPLIMENTARY TAPAS FROM AIDA’S BISTRO

Thursday, April 26th 7:00—9:00pm at Shelf Life Books  at 1302 4 St SW, Calgary Seating: first-come, first-served  Please RSVP via Facebook The City of Calgary and the Writers’ Guild of Alberta are pleased to announce the shortlisted authors for The City of Calgary W.O. Mitchell Book Prize, one of 13 awards presented as part of The Calgary Awards.  The three finalists […]

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WGA Youth Presents: Sci-Fi City: An Evening of Networking with On Spec and Co.

Sci-Fi City: An Evening of Networking with On-Spec and Co. Monday, April 30 Location: The Almanac 10351 – 82 Avenue, Edmonton Time: 7-10pm Please RSVP via Facebook If you’re a young writer (18-30) interested in getting involved in Edmonton’s sci-fi community, look no further! The Writers’ Guild of Alberta and the Canadian Authors’ Association are […]

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WGA WRITING WORKSHOP – PICTURE THIS: IMAGERY AND IDEAS IN POETRY WITH AUTHOR LAISHA ROSNAU

WGA WRITING WORKSHOP  PICTURE THIS: IMAGERY AND IDEAS IN POETRY WITH AWARD-WINNING AUTHOR LAISHA ROSNAU (& OPTIONAL WGA BRUNCH SOCIAL!)  Saturday, May 5 from 11:45 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Rose & Crown Pub (top floor private room) at 1503 4 St SW, Calgary $35 WGA members | $50 non-members Advance registration required, capacity is limited. Please register using […]

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Wine O’Clock: Wine & Poetry Pairings at Metrovino Fine Wines

Wine O’Clock: Wine & Poetry Pairings at Metrovino Fine Wines Friday, May 4 | 6:00—8:00pm @ Metrovino—722 11 Ave SW Calgary  Presented by the Writers’ Guild of Alberta and the Alexandra Writers Centre Society Please RSVP by Facebook HERE or email [email protected] Our legendary wine and literary pairings are back! Raise your glass to National Poetry Month and hear […]

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Bridging Cultures Through Writing

Bridging Cultures Through Writing Multicultural Writing Forum Series Sunday, April 15 2:30 – 4:30 Action for Healthy Communities  100, 10578 – 113 Street, Edmonton FREE   Hosted by Edmonton Chinese Writing Club and Writers’ Guild of Alberta   Moderated by Dr. Leilei Chen, four multicultural writers speak about why they chose to be a writer, the meaning of writing for […]

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WGA Presents: The Writing Life—Aritha van Herk in Conversation with Denise Chong (Calgary)

Tuesday, April 3 7:00—9:00, Shelf Life Books @ 1302 4 St SW, Calgary. WGA members Free | Public $5 donation to the WGA  Please RSVP by Facebook We invite you to join us for this special opportunity to hear from two of Canada’s most fascinating and powerful authors. Denise Chong is this year’s Writer-in-Residence at the University of […]

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WGA (YYC) – ELEMENTS OF INDIGENOUS STYLE; A GUIDE FOR WRITING BY AND ABOUT INDIGENOUS PEOPLES WITH GREGORY YOUNGING

Saturday, March 10th |1:00—3:00pm Memorial Park Library, Main Floor Salon | 1221 2 St SW, Calgary, AB  Please RSVP here via Facebook The Book Publishers Association of Alberta and the Writers’ Guild of Alberta are pleased to present an informative talk (and book launch) addressing guidelines aimed to help writers, editors, and publishers produce material that reflects Indigenous people in an appropriate […]

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