In collaboration with Margaret Lam (BeMusedNetwork.com, DigitalASO.ca), the Writers’ Guild of Alberta is developing a hands-on workshop to help writers explore the inner-workings of artificial intelligence, and its implications on how we read and write in a digital context. Designed to be held over a 3-month period, 6 participating writers will engage in workshops on […]
Thursday, September 17, 20207:00 pm – 9:00 pm, Online The AGM is free and open to all WGA members in good standing. This year’s AGM will be help online, in accordance with current Alberta Health Regulations restricting in-person events. If you are a member and wish to attend the AGM, please RSVP by Friday, September 11.The AGM agenda, draft minutes of the 2019 AGM, and a list of […]
Saturday, September 12, 202010:00 – 11:30 am$25 for WGA members, $35 for non-members,Students $10 *You do not have to have attended Part 1 to receive all the benefits of this webinar. It will begin with a short recap. WGA members can also access the recording of Part 1. Simply contact [email protected] for the link* Are […]
Until September 28, 2020Open to Peace Country residentsDeadline to submit: August 17 Attention all Peace Country residents! You can contribute your creative responses to the COVID-19 global health crisis in this special art exhibition, The Curve.The WGA is partnering with the Art Gallery of Grande Prairie (AGGP) to present The Curve, a multi-disciplinary community art installation exhibited […]
For a limited time, our past webinars are available free to members, $20 for non-members. A full list of past webinars are available at: https://writersguild.ca/resources/webinars-and-online-workshops/. Choose from a wide selection of topics like writing thrillers, how to publicize your book, research and nonfiction, and tips for online readings!
The WGA is thrilled to announce the winners of our 2020 Pandemic Postcards Contest! We invited Alberta authors to share 250 word stories of what inspires their writing during this pandemic, and what they might write on a postcard from home. The winners will receive the following prizes as well as publication in an upcoming electronic chapbook. […]
You can now listen to WGA podcasts on Spotify! https://open.spotify.com/show/6dBGJWFtxbF8DejUlRG1D8 Listen to past podcasts from the WGA’s Borderlines Writers Circle, the Let’s Get Lit Poetry Podcast Series and the Book Women Podcast series all on our Spotify page!
An online summer creative writing residency for youth aged 11-19 July 19 – 24 (ages 11-19), $250OnlineRegistration for Circuit Tree 2020 is now closed.The first ten registrations or referrals to a friend who hasn’t attended our summer camp in a previous year will receive a free t-shirt. From the creative minds that brought you WordsWorth […]
Thursday, July 9th. 6:30 pm Join us for a virtual town hall and have your say on the WGA’s programming since the COVID-19 pandemic cancelled all of our in-person events and drove more of the activity online. How has your experience been with online webinars, workshops, and readings so far?Is there any programming you have […]
WGA invites you to share what inspires your writing during this pandemic, and what you might write on a postcard from home. Who are you missing? Write them a greeting from your self-isolation stay-cation, or just share a short short story with them. What are you doing to keep amused? Do you have a funny […]