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Write for Life, Creative Writing Series

The WGA is pleased to partner with the Calgary Public Library and the Alexandra Writers’ Centre Society to offer a series of free creative writing workshops. The series is suitable for all levels and will explore visioning as a source of inspiration, the tools needed by professional writers, and the questions a writer must ask themselves when writing a […]

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WGA Webinar: Writer Beware!

Writer Beware: Writing Scams and How to Avoid ThemSaturday, March 26. 10-11AM – This webinar is now available as a recordingHosted by Michael CapobiancoMembers – $25Non-members – $35Students – $10 Writer Beware, a service of Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, has researched every sort of scam, cheat, and outright theft perpetrated on authors […]

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Carol Holmes Farewell Party

Please join us in bidding a fond farewell to our executive director, Carol Holmes, as she moves on to her next chapter at the end of March. This will be a Zoom event at 7 PM, Wednesday March 30th. Please use the following link to join the Zoom: We will be gathering to share memories […]

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We Need to Talk About Cyrpto

The WGA and Edmonton Arts Council present: We Need to Talk About Crypto: NFTs and the Future of Literature in Canada Wednesday, April 13. 6PM on Zoom Please REGISTER in advance to gain access. Recently the first ever novel sold as an NFT (Non Fungible Token) was made by former Edmontonian author Todd Babiak to […]

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SMASH, BANG! – A workshop About Eliminating Writers Block

Sunday, March 20, 1:30 PM – 5:30 PMThe Gateway Theatre (8529 Gateway Boulevard)$25Please register using the form below – Registration closes 2:00 pm, Friday, March 18Facilitated by:  Beth Graham, Darrin Hagen, and Conni Massing Presented in Partnership with Workshop West Playwrights’ Theatre as part of their upcoming Springboards New Play Festival . Writing can be […]

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2022 Alberta Literary Awards Announcement

Monday, April 4, Noon (MDT) We invite you to join us for our livestream as we announce the finalists for the 2022 Alberta Literary Awards, Calgary Book Prize, and Edmonton Book Prize. The WGA livestream will begin at Noon on Monday, April 4th through our YouTube page, on Facebook and on our Twitter page. There […]

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WGA Freedom to Read, Panel Discussion

Thursday, February 24, 7:00 pm Join host Benjamin Dugdale as theyl lead a discussion with featured authors: Ms. Ifeoma Chinwuba (UofA WiR) , Shazia Hafiz Ramji, and Theresa Shea, on the importance of freedom to read a wide range of literature. Thank you to Shelf Life Books for hosting this and other events in partnership with the WGA. For those […]

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