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Autumn Red Deer Poetry Workshop

Friday, November 11, 1-4 pmImperial Block Flex Space, (Next door to Red Deer Arts Council)#5, 4919 49 St., Red Deer Red Deer Arts Council and the Writers’ Guild of Alberta are excited to team up to offer an in-person poetry workshop on Friday November 11th, 1 – 4 p.m, led by Colin Martin. This workshop, entitled AN INFORMAL ENGAGEMENT: VERSE […]

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CLC Masterclass with Writer-in-Residence Bänoo Zan

Save the date for our virtual #masterclass with Bänoo Zan on Mon, Nov 7 at 7pm (MST). We welcome #writers of all genres and any level of #writing. Click the Zoom link to register for free:https://ualberta-ca.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEofuuurD8jGtD-GVAurzeDcJHaSA4ocJE0 Bänoo Zan is a poet, librettist, translator, teacher, editor, and poetry curator, with more than 250 published poems and poetry-related […]

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WGA Webinar: Preparing Submissions for Literary Magazines

WGA Webinar: Preparing Submissions for Literary Magazines with Katherine AbbassThis webinar is now available in recorded format (original air date: Nov. 19, 2022)Members: $25 Non-members: $35Student members: $10 In this webinar, Katherine will cover the fundamentals of preparing short fiction, nonfiction, and poetry for submission to literary magazines. Participants will learn the basics of writing […]

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Upcoming Single Onion Events

Single Onion Anniversary Party The Single Onion will celebrate 22 years of poetry readings in Calgary with an event at Inside Out Theatre. Featuring original Single Onion members, current members, Calgary poets, booksellers, literary magazines, writing groups, food and refreshments, and music! WHEN: Saturday, November 19,(Doors at 6pm, performances at 7pm) WHERE: Inside Out Theatre, […]

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Celebrating W.O. Mitchell: Who Has Seen the Wind’s 75th Anniversary

The 75th anniversary of W.O. Mitchell’s classic novel, Who Has Seen the Wind: a celebration, a reading, and an announcement! Tuesday, November 29 2022, 7:00 PM MSTCentral Library 800 3 Street SE Calgary, AB At the Calgary Public Library’s Patricia A. Whelan performance hall! This year marks the 75th anniversary of W.O. Mitchell’s outstanding Canadian prairie classic, Who Has […]

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WGA 2022 Annual General Meeting plus Golden Pen Award Ceremony & Chawkers Foundation Presentation

Official Notice of the Writers’ Guild of Alberta Annual General Meeting plus Golden Pen Award Ceremony & Chawkers Foundation Presentation Saturday, September 24, 2022Online and in-person at the Calgary Public Library Central Branch, (800 3 St SE, Calgary, AB)Patricia A. Whelan Performance Hall SCHEDULE OF EVENTS: 2:00 – 3:30 – AGM3:30 – 4:00 – Coffee Break4:00 – 5:30 […]

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LitFest Presents: The Polyglot Magazine Issue Launch

Sat, October 15, 2022, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM MDTStanley A. Milner Edmonton Public Library 7 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Muttart Theatre  Get Tickets Here Named Alberta’s Best New Magazine in 2021, The Polyglot has proudly published 188 writers and artists working in 51 Indigenous and Heritage languages in the last five years! Join us as we […]

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WGA Fall Kick Off – Edmonton

When: Thursday, October 6th. 7PMWhere: Arcadia Brewing Co. 10712 120 St NW, Edmonton, AB T5H 0W7Why: Because summer’s over!Who: Representatives from Litfest, STARFest, EPL, YegWrites, Freehand Books, Audreys Books, Stroll of Poets, and U of A Writer-in-Residence program.This is a FREE event. Bring your day planner and find out about all the literary and bookish […]

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Single Onion #186

WHEN: Thursday, Sept. 15, 7 p.m.WHERE: Shelf Life Books, 1302 4 St SWAND the reading will be available via Zoom, with a link coming soon.The Single Onion kicks off its fall programming with poets reading from the new (M)othering Anthology: Adrienne Adams, Dorothy Bentley, Joan Crate, Vivian Hansen, Josephine LoRe, Joan Shillington, Anne Sorbie, and […]

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Alberta Culture Days 2022 – How Our Culture Shapes the Stories We Tell

Saturday, September 17OnlineAll events are free to attend, but registration is required (please use the form below) Important Update: All in-person workshops have transitioned to an online format. Our one-day pop up celebration will feature four virtual sessions: a writing workshop with Gabe Calderón, an interactive talk with Julie Sedivy, a panel discussion on the impact of […]

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