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Congratulations to WGA ED Carol Holmes! Rozsa Foundation Announces 2019 Rozsa Awards Shortlist

Announcing the 2019 Rozsa Awards Shortlist The Rozsa Foundation is excited to announce the shortlist nominees for the 16th Annual Rozsa Awards celebrating excellence in arts management and board leadership. Recognizing Excellence in Arts Management, the Rozsa Foundation congratulates nominees: Sara Leishman, Executive Director of Calgary Music Folk Festival, Brendan Lord, Executive Director of Choir […]

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WGA and CanAuthors Alberta Present: Alison Clarke

The WGA and CanAuthors Alberta are hosting two upcoming events with Edmonton author Alison Clarke. 1. Alison Clarke – An Author’s Journey Friday, September 27, 8:00 pmSt Andrew’s Centre, 12720 111 Ave.CAA/ WGA Members: $10, First-time attendees: Free Alison Clarke will share her journey – including her bouts with cancer, self-publishing, and the importance of […]

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WGA YYC Fall Kick-Off 2019

WGA Calgary Fall Kick-Off & Pub Night: Community & Opportunities For Writers

Wednesday, Sept 18, 2019 Doors for social time 6:00 p.m. | Formal Program 7:00 p.m.Rose & Crown Pub |  3rd floor private room at 1503 4 St SW, CalgaryPlease RSVP Via Facebook HERE Everybody knows September is when the literary calendar in Calgary starts to fill up. There are festivals, workshops, classes, presentations, book launches, and so much […]

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Writing Habitat: A Day of Writing and Reflection (YEG)

Date(s) – September 14, 201910:00 am – 2:30 pmUniversity of Alberta Botanic Garden Join critically-acclaimed author and creative writing instructor Lisa Martin for a day of site-specific writing practice, walking, and reflection. The class is suitable for anyone interested in the connection between writing and our physical surroundings, including the “natural” world.  What happens when […]

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Finding the Words: Writing About the Fort McMurray Wildfire – workshop with Therese Greenwood

The WGA is proud to sponsor an upcoming workshop in Fort McMurray with Therese Greenwood! Saturday, September 28, 2019, 9:30AM – 12:30PMSyncrude Program RoomWood Buffalo Regional Library Everyone has their own story to tell … Led by Fort McMurray writer Therese Greenwood (as part of Alberta Culture Days), this free workshop will help new writers navigate the […]

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Multicultural Writing Forum Series (2): Building a Thriving Writers’ Community: Past, Present, and Future & 10th Anniversary Celebration of ECWC

For productive & creative writing with fun, for bridging Chinese culture & Canadian culture, you are warmly invited to: Multicultural Writing Forum Series (2): Building a Thriving Writers’ Community: Past, Present, and Future & 10th Anniversary Celebration of ECWC Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019 2:30 pm – 4:30 pmVenue: EPL Strathcona Branch 8331 104 St NW, Edmonton, AB […]

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Writers’ Guild of Alberta Q&A

Sunday, August 11 10 AM – Fireside Room Writers’ Guild of Alberta Q&AFeaturing Members of the Writers Guild of Alberta Join writers Susan Calder, Carol Parchewsky, Lori Hahnel, and Writers’ Guild of Alberta staff members Samantha Warwick and Carol Holmes for questions about the WGA, writing, or the industry in general. Coffee and treats will […]

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(YEG) WGA Edmonton Fall Kick-Off

Wednesday, Sept 4Gather at 7:00pm, program starts at 7:30The Almanac on Whyte, 10351 Whyte Ave.  Everybody knows that September is when the literary calendar in Edmonton starts to fill up. There are festivals, workshops, classes, presentations, book launches, and so much more. Join us to help get the season started in the best way possible. […]

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2018 City of Calgary W.O. Mitchell Book Prize Winner Announced

Congratulations to Marcello Di Cintio, winner of the 2018 City of Calgary W.O. Mitchell Book Prize! The City of Calgary W.O. Mitchell Book Prize Recognizes literary achievement by a Calgary author for an outstanding book of fiction, poetry, non-fiction, children’s literature or drama published in the preceding year. Marcello Di Cintio, Goose Lane Editions: Pay No […]

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