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Looking Back, Moving Forward Borderlines Anthology Launch

Looking Back, Moving Forward anthology launch When: Saturday, November 24, 2:00 pm Where: Audreys Books, 10702 Jasper Ave, Edmonton RSVP via Facebook   Looking Back, Moving Forward is a collection of new writing: fiction, poetry, drama, and personal essays by members of the Borderlines Writers Circle, and published by Mawenzi House Publishers. Please join us in celebrating this exciting […]

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Creator Video Series for I Value Canadian Stories

Below are links to the I Value Canadian Stories creator videos: 3 Questions with Christine Fischer Guy: Novelist and journalist Christine Fischer Guy shares the first story she ever wrote and also details how her earnings have been impacted by the 2012 Copyright Modernization Act.  3 Questions with Diana Stevan: Diana discusses what she finds magical about being a […]

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2019 Banff Retreat Now Sold Out

We are pleased to announce our Banff Retreat will take place February 15 – 24, 2019, and registrations are now open. Our annual Banff Retreat is a self-guided retreat and a great opportunity to connect with fellow writers and enjoy uninterrupted writing time among amazing scenery at Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity. The retreat […]

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Webinar: Research and Narrative Nonfiction with Omar Mouallem

Research and Narrative Nonfiction with Omar Mouallem Saturday, November 17 10:00 – 11:00 Online WGA, CAA and CNFC Members: $25, Nonmembers: $35 Students:$10 Literary nonfiction. Creative nonfiction. Long-form journalism. The genre goes by many names, but the goal is the same: writing a strong narrative with compelling characters and a unique voice, without sacrificing the […]

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Publishing Adult Books Workshop with Wayne Arthurson and Matt Bowes

Publishing Adult Books – WGA Workshop with Author Wayne Arthurson and publisher Matt Bowes of Newest Press Fees: $100 (to take this workshop for FREE, select “coupon” in the fee options) Maskwacis Cultural College October 27, (9am-3pm) Morning workshop followed by a potluck lunch Wayne Arthurson is a writer of Cree and French Canadian descent, the author […]

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The WGA and The People’s Poetry Festival Present Sudden Light: Metaphors and Poetry with Rosemary Griebel

The WGA and The People’s Poetry Festival Present Sudden Light: Metaphors and Poetry with Rosemary Griebel Saturday, October 20 | 1:00—2:30pm  Rosso Coffee Roasters | Inside the National Music Centre at 850 4 St SE Registration required | Please contact [email protected];  Register HERE WGA $5 | Non-members/public $10  “Fill your paper with the breathings of your heart” wrote Wordsworth, using a […]

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WGA October Edmonton Monthly Member Night – Storytelling: Art Form, Powertool

Wednesday, October 3 | 7:00 PM The Almanac on Whyte Ave | 10351 – 82 Ave. Free for WGA members; Non-members $5 WGA EDMONTON OCTOBER MEMBER NIGHT: STORYTELLING: ART FORM, POWERTOOL… a rare evening with two award-winning authors: master storyteller Tololwa Mollel and one extraordinary story herself, author Nhung Tran-Davies Tololwa Mollol shares his process […]

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Borderlines at LitFest: So, Where Are You From?

Tuesday, October 16 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm The Nook Café, 10153 97 St. How do multilingual speakers negotiate the space between two or more cultures in an increasingly multicultural and multilingual environment? How can multilingual writers expand the horizon for literature in our city, province, and country? With a strong passion for English and/or […]

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