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WordsWorth Presents: Circuit Tree 2020

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 […]

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Virtual Town Hall July 9

WGA Virtual Town Hall

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 […]

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Call for Submissions: Pandemic Postcards

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 […]

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2020 Alberta Literary Awards Video Presentation

Thursday, June 4, 8pm, Online The Writers’ Guild of Alberta, with the help of Reel Story Communications, has created a short video presentation that will celebrate this year’s finalists and announce the winners in eight categories, as well as the Robert Kroetsch City of Edmonton Book Prize and Golden Pen Award. The video will be […]

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Picture Book Camp with Carolyn Fisher

Learn to write or illustrate children’s picture books! A class for newbie or seasoned writers, illustrators, or writer-illustrators. Join artist-author Carolyn Fisher for two classes on writing and illustrating children’s books. Whether you’re a writer or an illustrator, a newbie or a professional, we’ll dig into the business of books in this info-packed course. Bring […]

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Meet the 2020 Alberta Literary Award and Robert Kroetsch City of Edmonton Book Prize Finalists

The Writers’ Guild of Alberta is excited for the finalists for the 2020 Alberta Literary Awards and Robert Kroetsch City of Edmonton Book Prize. Each year, the Alberta Literary Awards and the City of Edmonton recognize and celebrate the highest standards of literary excellence from Alberta and Edmonton authors. The WGA would like to send our congratulations […]

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Finalists for The City of Calgary W.O. Mitchell Book Prize Announced

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEApril 7, 2020 Finalists for the W.O. Mitchell Book Prize Announced Calgary – The Writers’ Guild of Alberta is pleased to announce the finalists for The City of Calgary W.O. Mitchell Book Prize, recognizing outstanding books published in 2019. “We are delighted to announce this year’s W.O. Mitchell Book Prize finalists,” said Carol […]

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