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2015 Alberta Literary Awards Shortlist

  The Writers’ Guild of Alberta is thrilled to announce the finalists for the 2015 Alberta Literary Awards! Each year, the Alberta Literary Awards recognize and celebrate the highest standards of literary excellence from Alberta authors.  Winners will be announced and awards presented at the Alberta Literary Awards Gala on May 23, 2015 at the Chateau […]

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Whiskey and Words from Wise Women

Wednesday April 22, 5:30pm Yellowhead Brewery, 10229 105 St., Edmonton Do you like your Poetry on the rocks or straight up? Five leading female voices on the poetry scene offer up a night of indulgence, wit and poetry with spirit at this event. Join poets Laurie MacFayden, Joanna Lilley, Catherine Graham, Helen Moffett and Sheri D […]

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28th Mayor’s Celebration of the Arts

Monday, April 20 Winspear Centre, 7:00 pm Join Mayor Don Iveson and the Professional Arts Coalition of Edmonton (PACE) at the 28th Annual Mayor’s Celebration of the Arts. Celebrate some of the best artistic talents our city has to offer, in an evening of awards and performance from some of Edmonton’s most talented artists. Tickets […]

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WGA April Sociable in Edmonton

It’s no hoax! The Writers’ Guild of Alberta (WGA) presents the second Sociable in conjunction with The Rasp and the Wine: The first of April—a day to celebrate all foolery: embarrassing moments, humdinger life lessons, foolish love (who has not felt the fool?), raillery, and trivial retribution. Bring your crackerjack writing for the open mic […]

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WGA Sociable

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 7:00 pm The Kasbar 10444 – 82 Avenue (Downstairs at Yannis) Free/WGA members, $5/non-members Snacks provided, please purchase your own drink What does a writer long to do after a mind- and soul-bending day of reading and writing, or wishing there had been reading and writing? The answer is to get […]

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New Home, New Design

Welcome to the new Writers’ Guild of Alberta’s website! Chemistry Communications built us this lovely new design and new features. We are grateful to the Alberta Foundation for the Arts for funding this project. You may noticed that this website lives at writersguild.ca. Support for .ab.ca domain names is ending and the domain names will […]

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Words in 3D 2015: Intersections

Writers’ Guild of Alberta Conference 2015 “Intersections“ Registrations Now Open! May 22-24, 2015 Chateau Lacombe Hotel, 10111 Bellamy Hill Road Edmonton, AB Regular Registration Deadline: May 15, 2015 $250/WGA Members, $300/nonmembers Welcome to the 2015 Words in 3D Conference: Intersections. Words in 3D is back for 2015! Join us for the second edition of the unique […]

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Notice of Annual General Meeting

Saturday, May 23, 2015 12:45 pm – 2:15 pm Chateau Lacombe Hotel 10111 Bellamy Hill Road Edmonton, Alberta The AGM is free and open to all WGA members in good standing. A complimentary lunch is provided. To confirm your attendance: Let us know by May 18th that you plan to attend Send an email to […]

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2015 Banff Retreat

JANUARY 30 – FEBRUARY 8, 2015, THE BANFF CENTRE The annual WGA Banff Retreat will be open for registration June 12, 2014. This self-guided retreat is a great opportunity to connect with fellow writers and enjoy uninterrupted writing time at The Banff Centre, the world’s largest arts and creativity incubator. Writers at any stage of their career […]

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