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WGA Annual Conference 2022: Shifting Creative Gears

JUMP TO: Pricing | Cancellation Policy  | Hubs | Conference Schedule |  Registration  | Our Thanks     Writers’ Guild of Alberta Annual Conference 2022 – Shifting Creative Gears Our WGA 2022 Conference: Shifting Creative Gears, is scheduled for June 3 – 5, 2022. After two years of trying new digital programs to adapt our literary world […]

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2022 Alberta Literary Awards Gala Tickets

Saturday, June 11 Holiday Inn Express Downtown Edmonton (City View Ballroom)Tickets: $25 eachCocktails & Hors d’Oeuvres: 6:30Awards: 8Dress code: Suit yourself (pun intended) While we are very excited to be hosting an in-person gala for the first time since 2019, we are also monitoring the Covid situation and will be limiting the number of tickets […]

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Fort McMurray Write Nights

The Writers’ Guild of Alberta is pleased to partner with the Wood Buffalo Regional Library (WBRL) as they return to in-person programming for writers in the Wood Buffalo Region. Alisa Caswell will facilitate the Write Nights which are casual writing and discussion sessions suitable for adult writers of all levels. They will be held on Wednesday […]

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2022 Mentorship Program Public Reading and Reception

Saturday, May 7. 7pmVarscona Hotel Edmonton (Thomas Bennett Room) Join us as we celebrate the conclusion of another year of the WGA Mentorship Program! This event will feature readings from the 2022 participants: Brenda Gunn, Jessica Coles, Laura Wershler, Medgine Mathurin, Morgan Dick, Sabrina Haslimeier, and Wonai Masvingise. All are welcome to come and support […]

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Write for Life, Creative Writing Series

The WGA is pleased to partner with the Calgary Public Library and the Alexandra Writers’ Centre Society to offer a series of free creative writing workshops. The series is suitable for all levels and will explore visioning as a source of inspiration, the tools needed by professional writers, and the questions a writer must ask themselves when writing a […]

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WGA Webinar: Writer Beware!

Writer Beware: Writing Scams and How to Avoid ThemSaturday, March 26. 10-11AM – This webinar is now available as a recordingHosted by Michael CapobiancoMembers – $25Non-members – $35Students – $10 Writer Beware, a service of Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, has researched every sort of scam, cheat, and outright theft perpetrated on authors […]

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Carol Holmes Farewell Party

Please join us in bidding a fond farewell to our executive director, Carol Holmes, as she moves on to her next chapter at the end of March. This will be a Zoom event at 7 PM, Wednesday March 30th. Please use the following link to join the Zoom: We will be gathering to share memories […]

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We Need to Talk About Cyrpto

The WGA and Edmonton Arts Council present: We Need to Talk About Crypto: NFTs and the Future of Literature in Canada Wednesday, April 13. 6PM on Zoom Please REGISTER in advance to gain access. Recently the first ever novel sold as an NFT (Non Fungible Token) was made by former Edmontonian author Todd Babiak to […]

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