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Monday, November 20th 2017 | 5:30—10:00 pm WURST Beer Hall & Restaurant at 2437 4th St SW, Calgary | Private Room Downstairs $20 after October 2 | $25 at the door GET YOUR TICKETS HERE ALL proceeds go toward literacy programs in Southern Alberta With the support of Shelf Life Books and Freehand Books, the Writers’ Guild of Alberta will host Calgary’s 8th annual celebration […]

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Stephen Leacock “My Discovery of the West” Re-Tour 2017

Stephen Leacock’s “My Discovery of the West” Re-Tour 2017 A Canadian Sesquicentennial Celebration   More good food, good listening and good company but in different forms and places. Stephen Leacock toured from Port Arthur-Fort William (Thunder Bay) to Victoria, November 1936 to January 1937. We will Re-Tour from Orillia to Victoria, October 20th to November 28th 2017   Confirmed List […]

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WGA Holiday Party (YEG)

WGA HOLIDAY PARTY with author Marty Chan and fiddler Daniel Gervais Date: Thursday, December 7 Time: 7:00 p.m. Place: The Almanac, 10351 Whyte Avenue, Edmonton Event: Readings, music, holiday cheer! $5 for members, $10 for non-members Our annual holiday party is always a great way to kick off the festive season with Edmonton’s writing community! […]

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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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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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Wordfest Featured Events

We can’t wait for you to sample all the timely and tasty treats Wordfest has cooked up for the 2017 Festival. For one week in October, the most delicious writers from Canada and the rest of the world will be serving up life-changing ideas at theatres around Calgary, as well as Wordfest’s new home at […]

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