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Winners of the 4th Annual Kemosa Scholarship for First Nations, Métis and Inuit Mothers Who Write

The Writers’ Guild of Alberta and Nhung Tran-Davies are pleased to announce the winners of the 4th Annual Kemosa Scholarship for First Nations, Métis and Inuit Mothers Who Write. First established in 2017 by Dr. Nhung Tran-Davies in partnership with Tlicho Dene author Richard Van Camp, the Kemosa Scholarship offers an opportunity for First Nations, Métis and Inuit Mothers to obtain resources to help them […]

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2021 Webinar 4 Pack

Members get 4 webinars for the price of 3. Special early bird price to get your new year started off right. Purchase the 4 Pack today and you will get sent the link for each webinar prior to its start date, as well as the recording of the webinar afterwards. All webinars occur on the […]

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2021 Alberta Literary Awards Now Open for Submissions!

The Writers’ Guild of Alberta (WGA) is preparing to celebrate another successful year with the 2021 Alberta Literary Awards. Writers from across Alberta and their publishers are invited to check out and submit to this year’s award categories.The deadline for submissions to the Alberta Literary Awards is December 31, 2020.  Submissions are evaluated on originality, creativity, and quality of writing, as well as […]

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WGA Webinar: It’s About Time! 10 E-Z steps to writing that novel in 2021*, with Susie Moloney

*or memoir, true crime, non-fiction…* Saturday, January 9. 10am over ZoomMembers: $25Non-members: $35Students: $10 Writing a book is never easy, but veteran, award-winning fiction writer, Susie Moloney, author of Bastion Falls, A Dry Spell, The Dwelling, The Thirteen, and Things Withered, stories, has some easy to handle steps to excite and motivate you. Steps to get your […]

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The Gardener and the Architect: Working from impulse to structure in playwriting with Meg Braem

Two-part workshop:January 13 & 20 @ 7pmMembers $55Non-members $75*Attendance is capped. Only 10 spots available* REGISTRATION IS CURRENTLY FULL. If you would like to put your name on the waiting list in case a spot open, please email us at [email protected] Writers are often asked, “are you a gardener or an architect?” The gardener being […]

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WGA Game Week

What’s better than a good old fashioned game night? Three game nights! We have all been working hard writing our novels and stories in the early morning or late night hours. We’ve been getting kids ready for virtual school while virtual grocery shopping for very real antacids, so we deserve some time to just have […]

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