WGA Conference 2024 – No Place Like Home (June 7-9)

00Days 00Hours 00Minutes 00Seconds No Place Like Home WGA Annual Conference 2024 Alberta can oftentimes feel like a land of dichotomies: polarized views on culture, politics, and the economy are just some of the ways in which we differ. But for all of our differences, there is always a resounding sense of community here, especially […]

2024 Alberta Literary Awards Finalists Announced!

2024 Alberta Literary Awards Finalists Announced! The Writers’ Guild of Alberta is excited to announce the finalists for the 2024 Alberta Literary Awards. Each year, the Alberta Literary Awards celebrate the highest standards of literary excellence from Alberta authors. The WGA would like to send our congratulations to those whose work is among this year’s finalists! We […]

Writers’ Guild of Alberta Summer Employment Opportunity

Writers’ Guild of Alberta Summer Employment Opportunity: (Full Time, 14 Week Term, Head Office, Edmonton) Reports To: Executive Director of the Writers’ Guild of Alberta Job Overview The Writers’ Guild of Alberta (WGA) invites applications from post-secondary students interested in meeting writers, promoting literary works by Albertans, and gaining experience in arts administration. The Summer Program […]

Tell Us About Your 2024 Books

We would love to know what our members are publishing in 2024! If you have a book slated for publication in 2024 and would like to tell us about it, please do so via the form below. All books by WGA members that are commercially available in 2024 are welcome, including self-published and ebook or […]

CALL FOR CASINO VOLUNTEERS

We are holding our casino July 11 – 12, 2024 at the Starlight Casino (West Edmonton Mall) in Edmonton, and we’ll need volunteers to make it a success! Our casinos bring in approximately $80,000 over two years, which goes a long way in helping the WGA provide programs and services. We are currently scheduling volunteers! WGA members […]

2024 WGA Mentorship Program Participants Announced

2024 WGA Mentorship Program  Meet the Participants! The WGA is thrilled to announce the participants for the 2024 Mentorship Program! In January 2024, fourteen Alberta writers will begin their participation in the WGA’s annual mentorship program. 2024 marks the thirteenth year of the program, which pairs emerging writers with established Alberta authors to develop the […]

7th Annual Kemosa Scholarship Winners Announced

Winners of the 7th 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 7th Annual Kemosa Scholarship for First Nations, Métis and Inuit Mothers Who Write. First established in 2017 by Dr. Nhung Tran-Davies in partnership […]

SAVE THE DATE – WGA 2024 ANNUAL CONFERENCE

SAVE THE DATE FOR THE WGA 2024 ANNUAL CONFERENCE June 7 – June 9th, 2024Edmonton Planning has begun for the 2024 Annual Conference: No Place Like Home. We’ve already started confirming exciting keynotes, and we cannot wait to share more details with you. Mark the dates on your calendars, you’re not going to want to […]