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Call for Expressions of Interest - Literary_AI Workshop

Literary/AI Workshop – Call for Expressions of Interest

In collaboration with Margaret Lam (BeMusedNetwork.com, DigitalASO.ca), the Writers’ Guild of Alberta is developing a hands-on workshop to help writers explore the inner-workings of artificial intelligence, and its implications on how we read and write in a digital context. Designed to be held over a 3-month period, 6 participating writers will engage in workshops on […]

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WGA 2020 Annual General Meeting

Thursday, September 17, 20207:00 pm – 9:00 pm, Online The AGM is free and open to all WGA members in good standing. This year’s AGM will be help online, in accordance with current Alberta Health Regulations restricting in-person events. If you are a member and wish to attend the AGM, please RSVP by Friday, September 11.The AGM agenda, draft minutes of the 2019 AGM, and a list of […]

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Call for Submissions: The Curve Community Art Installation

Until September 28, 2020Open to Peace Country residentsDeadline to submit: August 17 Attention all Peace Country residents! You can contribute your creative responses to the COVID-19 global health crisis in this special art exhibition, The Curve.The WGA is partnering with the Art Gallery of Grande Prairie (AGGP) to present The Curve, a multi-disciplinary community art installation exhibited […]

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WGA Webinars

For a limited time, our past webinars are available free to members, $20 for non-members. A full list of past webinars are available at: https://writersguild.ca/resources/webinars-and-online-workshops/. Choose from a wide selection of topics like writing thrillers, how to publicize your book, research and nonfiction, and tips for online readings!

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Pandemic Postcards – Winners Announced

The WGA is thrilled to announce the winners of our 2020 Pandemic Postcards Contest! We invited Alberta authors to share 250 word stories of what inspires their writing during this pandemic, and what they might write on a postcard from home. The winners will receive the following prizes as well as publication in an upcoming electronic chapbook. […]

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WordsWorth Presents: Circuit Tree 2020

An online summer creative writing residency for youth aged 11-19 July 19 – 24 (ages 11-19), $250OnlineRegistration for Circuit Tree 2020 is now closed.The first ten registrations or referrals to a friend who hasn’t attended our summer camp in a previous year will receive a free t-shirt. From the creative minds that brought you WordsWorth […]

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Virtual Town Hall July 9

WGA Virtual Town Hall

Thursday, July 9th. 6:30 pm Join us for a virtual town hall and have your say on the WGA’s programming since the COVID-19 pandemic cancelled all of our in-person events and drove more of the activity online.  How has your experience been with online webinars, workshops, and readings so far?Is there any programming you have […]

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Call for Submissions: Pandemic Postcards

WGA invites you to share what inspires your writing during this pandemic, and what you might write on a postcard from home. Who are you missing? Write them a greeting from your self-isolation stay-cation, or just share a short short story with them. What are you doing to keep amused? Do you have a funny […]

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