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WGA Presents: Calgary’s 2017 Scotiabank Giller Light Bash (November 20)

Monday, November 20th 2017 | 5:30—10:00 pm WURST Beer Hall & Restaurant at 2437 4th St SW, Calgary | Private Room Downstairs $15 until October 2 | $20 after October 2 | $25 at the door GET YOUR TICKETS HERE WGA Perk: First 20 WGA members to register will be reimbursed for their tickets ALL proceeds go toward literacy programs in Southern […]

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WGA and LitFest Present: Borderlines – Transcultural Artistic Encounters

Date: Sunday, October 15 Time: 11:00 – 12:30 Place: Metro Cinema (8712 109 St) Six writers, each with different backgrounds and writing in a variety of genres, offer their perspectives and insights on the coming together of differences—differing languages, values, practices—and the surprising commonalities that can emerge through sharing stories. By way of multimedia presentations, […]

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Workshop: Writing the Earth – Autumn Reflections at the Garden (with Jenna Butler)

WRITING THE EARTH: AUTUMN REFLECTIONS AT THE GARDEN Sunday, October 29, 2017 9:30 am – 3:30 pm Devonian Botanic Garden Back by popular demand, a writing workshop for the naturally inclined, led by critically-acclaimed author Jenna Butler, in the beautiful setting of the University of Alberta Botanic Garden. Participants will take in the sights, sounds, […]

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Writers’ Guild of Alberta September Pub Night (YYC)

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 The Rose & Crown Pub: 1503 4 St SW Calgary, 3rd Floor Private Room Gather anytime after 6:00pm | Program 7:00 pm Free for WGA members $5.00 cash donation for non-members Join the WGA (YYC chapter) for our annual Fall Pub night at the Rose! Meet old friends and make new ones while we talk about the upcoming literary […]

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The Almanac, 10351 Whyte Avenue Thursday, September 7 Gather at 7:00 pm, program at 7:30 pm Free for WGA members, $5.00 for non-members Join us at our annual Fall Kick-off! Meet old friends and make some new ones while we talk about the upcoming literary season in Edmonton. The WGA will be joined by representatives […]

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WordsWorth 2017

  WordsWorth is a week-long sleepover creative writing residency for young writers who believe in the power of words. Writers will be completely immersed in the creative and diverse world of writing. Guided by established and respected artist-instructors, writers will experience writing through fiction, poetry, spoken word, music, drama, film making, monologue and nonfiction. But […]

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