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2018 Alberta Literary Award Winners Announced

The Writers’ Guild of Alberta is pleased to announce the winners of the 2018 Alberta Literary Awards. More than 120 guests attended the 2018 Alberta Literary Awards Gala on June 2, part of the Writers’ Guild of Alberta’s 2018 provincial conference, Refining Our Narratives, held in Calgary. This celebration marked the 36th anniversary of the Alberta […]

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2018 Alberta Literary Awards Gala

2018 Alberta Literary Awards Gala Last Day to Register is May 29th! Saturday, June 2, 2018 Cocktails: 6:15 pm Dinner: 7:00 pm Dress Code: Semiformal/festive attire $75 ​Imperial Ballroom, Hyatt Regency Hotel 700 Centre Street SE, Calgary Please join us for an evening that honours Alberta’s literary community! We will be presenting awards in nine categories that include […]

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WGA WRITING WORKSHOP – PICTURE THIS: IMAGERY AND IDEAS IN POETRY WITH AUTHOR LAISHA ROSNAU

WGA WRITING WORKSHOP  PICTURE THIS: IMAGERY AND IDEAS IN POETRY WITH AWARD-WINNING AUTHOR LAISHA ROSNAU (& OPTIONAL WGA BRUNCH SOCIAL!)  Saturday, May 5 from 11:45 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Rose & Crown Pub (top floor private room) at 1503 4 St SW, Calgary $35 WGA members | $50 non-members Advance registration required, capacity is limited. Please register using […]

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(YYC) WGA 2018 ALBERTA LITERARY AWARDS SHORTLIST PARTY & READINGS

Wednesday, May 16 2018  7:00—9:00pm Rose & Crown Pub, 1503 4 St SW, Calgary  Free Admission  You are invited to arrive anytime after 6:00pm to have dinner and socialize with friends! Please RSVP via Facebook TONIGHT!! Join Samantha Warwick and Carol Holmes (WGA) to celebrate the 2018 Alberta Literary Award shortlisted authors and their nominated works! We look forward to hearing from five […]

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Wine O’Clock: Wine & Poetry Pairings at Metrovino Fine Wines

Wine O’Clock: Wine & Poetry Pairings at Metrovino Fine Wines Friday, May 4 | 6:00—8:00pm @ Metrovino—722 11 Ave SW Calgary  Presented by the Writers’ Guild of Alberta and the Alexandra Writers Centre Society Please RSVP by Facebook HERE or email [email protected] Our legendary wine and literary pairings are back! Raise your glass to National Poetry Month and hear […]

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An Afternoon with the Authors – YEG

Sunday, May 6, 2018  2:00 pm  Audreys Books, 10702 Jasper Ave. Please RSVP via Facebook We hope you will will join us at Audreys to hear from the writers whose work has been shortlisted for the Alberta Literary Awards and the Robert Kroetsch City of Edmonton Book Prize! This event is free and open to the public; refreshments will […]

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Bridging Cultures Through Writing

Bridging Cultures Through Writing Multicultural Writing Forum Series Sunday, April 15 2:30 – 4:30 Action for Healthy Communities  100, 10578 – 113 Street, Edmonton FREE   Hosted by Edmonton Chinese Writing Club and Writers’ Guild of Alberta   Moderated by Dr. Leilei Chen, four multicultural writers speak about why they chose to be a writer, the meaning of writing for […]

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WGA PRESENTS: THE CITY OF CALGARY W.O. MITCHELL BOOK PRIZE FINALISTS—READINGS, CELEBRATION AND COMPLIMENTARY TAPAS FROM AIDA’S BISTRO

Thursday, April 26th 7:00—9:00pm at Shelf Life Books  at 1302 4 St SW, Calgary Seating: first-come, first-served  Please RSVP via Facebook The City of Calgary and the Writers’ Guild of Alberta are pleased to announce the shortlisted authors for The City of Calgary W.O. Mitchell Book Prize, one of 13 awards presented as part of The Calgary Awards.  The three finalists […]

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