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WGA Online Reading Series 2021

The WGA Online Reading Series is back! This summer we will be featuring WGA members with books released in 2021 and presenting a safe event for them to talk about their books. All events will be live streamed through the WGA YouTube channel. Audio versions of the readings will be shared shortly after.  Glenn Dixon: […]

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Meet the 2021 Finalists!

The Writers’ Guild of Alberta is excited for the finalists for the 2021 Alberta Literary Awards and the Cities of Edmonton and Calgary Book Prizes. Each year, the Alberta Literary Awards, the City of Edmonton and The City of Calgary recognize and celebrate the highest standards of literary excellence from Alberta authors. Details for the Virtual Readings […]

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WordsWorth Presents: Circuit Tree 2.0

An online summer creative writing residency for youth aged 11-19 July 11 – 16 (ages 11-19), $250 (includes anthology)T-shirt: $25OnlineThere will be two camps, one for ages 11-14 and one for ages 15-19. From the creative minds that brought you WordsWorth and Drink the Wild Air, we are proud to present Circuit Tree, an online […]

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WGA Annual Conference 2021: Re/Orientation

JUMP TO: Pricing | Cancellation Policy | Details | Conference Schedule | Purchasing Books | Registration  | Our Thanks  | FAQ Writers’ Guild of Alberta – 40 Years – Alexandra Writers’ Centre Society 2021 Conference Re/Orientation The 2021 Writers’ Guild of Alberta virtual conference, held in partnership with the Alexandra Writers’ Centre Society, is a unique opportunity to learn and connect […]

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Re/Orientation Youth Connect Sessions

Youth Connect Sessions are designed to bridge our youth camps and programs with our mainstream programming. There are two Youth Connect sessions available during the main WGA 2021 Conference. They are “Creative Writing 101” on Saturday May 29th, at 1:30 PM (MT); and “Publishing 101” on Sunday May 30th, at 2:30 PM (MT). They are provided in […]

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Extra Cred: Planning the Novel (Kemosa Scholarship Fundraiser)

Waubgeshig Rice shares his process for imagining the plot, creating characters, and researching and developing the worlds they’ll inhabit. Tickets by donation, in support of the Kemosa Scholarship for First Nations, Métis and Inuit Mothers Who Write. Date Fri., April 30, 1pm ET Department Fiction Insructor Waubgeshig Rice When it comes to writing a novel, […]

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