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Yoga and Writing Feb 17.18

YOGA & WRITING WORKSHOP EXPLORING THEMES OF COMPASSION, HEART, RESILIENCE AND HEALING WITH INSTRUCTOR ERIN LEATHER (YYC)

Saturday, Feb 17th | 5:30—7:30pm Yoga Santosha at 1800 4 St SW #320, Calgary SW [Parking is available in building lot for $2.50] Registration $25 | $12.50 for WGA members  WGA members use PROMO CODE WGA2018 to receive 50% discount and to hold your spot! Register at yogasantosha.ca/events/workshops/ or call Yoga Santosha at 403 244 9642 The Writers’ Guild of Alberta and Yoga Santosha are pleased to […]

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Drink the Wild Air 2018

Date: March 9-11, 2018  Place: Nestor Lodge, Kamp Kiwanis in Bragg Creek, Alberta.  Ages: The retreat is for young writers ages 12-19.  Cost: $208 (Price includes meals – Friday dinner to lunch on Sunday, overnight accommodations, classes and evening activities.)     Because we can’t offer WordsWorth all year long, there’s Drink the Wild Air.   Drink the Wild Air is a whirlwind weekend of […]

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Freedon to Read Write Feb 26.18

WGA PRESENTS: CELEBRATING REBEL READERS, WRITERS AND FREEDOM TO READ WEEK 2018

Monday, February 26th | Doors Open at 5:00pm |7:00—9:00pm Main Event Memorial Park  Library Second Floor Performance Space (Wordfest Engagement Lab) 1221 2 St SW, Calgary, AB  Doors will open at 5:00pm with an assortment of “rebel” activities, including readings from banned books and open access to controversial materials. Dare to be a little rebellious. Challenge censorship in our city and across the globe by […]

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WGA Webinar: Demystifying the Literary Agent

“Demystifying the Literary Agent” with Carolyn Forde Saturday, January 20, 2018 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Online $25 WGA, CAA, TWUC and Stroll members  $35 non-members Has the question ‘Do I need an agent?’ ever crossed your mind? What about the question ‘How does a writer find an agent?’ Carolyn Forde, at Westwood Creative Artists, will […]

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SAVE THE DATE – WGA Conference & AGM 2018

WGA Conference 2018 Save the Date! The WGA Annual Conference and AGM will be held June 1 – 3, 2018 in Calgary. The Alberta Literary Awards Gala will take place on the evening of June 2. Conference: Memorial Park Library 1221 2 St SW, Calgary Gala: Hyatt Regency 700 Centre Street SE, Calgary Accommodation: Fairfield Marriott 239 12th […]

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Borderlines Writers Circle Visits U of A

On Friday, November 24, thanks to Borderlines Writers Circle participant Dr. Leilei Chen, the Writers’ Guild of Alberta partnered with the University of Alberta to offer students of ENGL 102 E1: Introduction to Critical Analysis, a Bridging Program course, an enhanced writing experience. Four other Borderlines members, Nine, Mila, Luciana and Shimelis, shared their backgrounds in […]

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WGA Podcast: THE BEAUTY OF LANGUAGE

Who are we? Why are we here? What is happening in the world? Join the 2016 Borderlines Writers Circle participants as they share why they became writers, their influences, and why writing matters in today’s world. With Tazeen Hasan, Kate Rittner-Werkman, Mohamed Abdi, and Nermeen Youssef. Hosted and produced by the Writers’ Guild of Alberta. […]

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WRITERS’ GUILD OF ALBERTA HOLIDAY PARTY (YYC!)

Tuesday, December 12 | 7:00—10:00pm
 Rose & Crown Pub & Restaurant | Private room upstairs
 1503 4th St SW, Calgary
 FREE for WGA members
 | Non-members $5 at the door (cash only)
 Seating is first come, first served. Please RSVP via Facebook  Kick back and relax with your literary friends over a pint of cheer and some complimentary […]

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