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Merry Calgary Christmas in the Country

Saturday December 4TH, 2021. Join us for a festive time at the Granary Road Market. Enjoy a hot drink and treat, meet new members, and enjoy the atmosphere of the market with optional S’More making. Drop-in visiting, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PMS’More making starts at: 11:00 AM Please pre-register for this free members’ event. AHS […]

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The WGA and Horizons Writers Circle Present: Literary Festivals 101

Literary Festivals 101 Thursday, November 18, 2021.6:30 MST, Free REGISTER HERE The Writers’ Guild of Alberta is hosting the first panel of their new 101 Series on all things literary. Four female festival directors from across Canada, Amanda Leduc, from The FOLD Festival, Charlene Diehl from Winnipeg’s Thin Air Festival, Fawnda Mithrush from LitFest YEG, and […]

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2022 WGA Mentorship Program Participants Announced

Meet the Participants! The WGA is thrilled to announce the participants for the 2022 Mentorship Program! In January 2022, sixteen Alberta writers will begin their participation in the WGA’s annual mentorship program. 2022 marks the eleventh year for the program, which pairs emerging writers with established Alberta authors to develop the emerging writer’s literary work, […]

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Online Workshop: Storytelling Through Comics with Teresa Wong

Saturday, November 20th. 10-11AMZoomWGA Members: $25 Non-members: $35Students $10Space is limited Cartoonist and graphic memoirist Teresa Wong walks through the basics of visual storytelling through comics. We’ll discuss some of the technical choices comic artists make to shape their stories and work on a short comic together. No artistic skills necessary. Teresa Wong is the […]

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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.  Micheline Maylor: […]

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Alberta Culture Days Free Workshops

For Alberta Culture Days the WGA is offering a day of free writing workshops held over Zoom. Writers of all skill levels are welcome to sign up for one or all three. Space is limited so register today! 9AM – John O’Neil – Short Fiction: Dialogue and DescriptionIn this informal, hands-on workshop, participants will be […]

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WGA Member Event – Reading, interview, and Q&A with Carrie Armstrong

Saturday, September 18 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm, online Carrie Armstrong is author of Mother Earth, Plants for Healing & Health, part memoir, part guidebook to Indigenous Plants, Traditions, and Recipes.Join us online on Saturday September 18th, 1:00 – 3:00 PM. An author reading, short interview and audience Q & A will be followed by an interactive […]

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C.U.E. – Connect. Unlearn. Expand – Event Postponed

Due to the new public health emergencies and restrictions that were just announced for Alberta, the organizers and the WGA have decided to postpone the C.U.E. event scheduled for September 18th to a later date. Our sincere apologies to the presenters and to those who have signed up to attend for any inconvenience this may […]

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