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LitFest Presents: The Polyglot Magazine Issue Launch

Sat, October 15, 2022, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM MDTStanley A. Milner Edmonton Public Library 7 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Muttart Theatre  Get Tickets Here Named Alberta’s Best New Magazine in 2021, The Polyglot has proudly published 188 writers and artists working in 51 Indigenous and Heritage languages in the last five years! Join us as we […]

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WGA Fall Kick Off – Edmonton

When: Thursday, October 6th. 7PMWhere: Arcadia Brewing Co. 10712 120 St NW, Edmonton, AB T5H 0W7Why: Because summer’s over!Who: Representatives from Litfest, STARFest, EPL, YegWrites, Freehand Books, Audreys Books, Stroll of Poets, and U of A Writer-in-Residence program.This is a FREE event. Bring your day planner and find out about all the literary and bookish […]

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Single Onion #186

WHEN: Thursday, Sept. 15, 7 p.m.WHERE: Shelf Life Books, 1302 4 St SWAND the reading will be available via Zoom, with a link coming soon.The Single Onion kicks off its fall programming with poets reading from the new (M)othering Anthology: Adrienne Adams, Dorothy Bentley, Joan Crate, Vivian Hansen, Josephine LoRe, Joan Shillington, Anne Sorbie, and […]

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Alberta Culture Days 2022 – How Our Culture Shapes the Stories We Tell

Saturday, September 17OnlineAll events are free to attend, but registration is required (please use the form below) Important Update: All in-person workshops have transitioned to an online format. Our one-day pop up celebration will feature four virtual sessions: a writing workshop with Gabe Calderón, an interactive talk with Julie Sedivy, a panel discussion on the impact of […]

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WGA Online Interview Series

The next episode of our 2022 Interview Series features Farzana Doctor and Kelly Kaur. The online interview premieres on the WGA YouTube and Facebook channels on Wednesday, August 31st at 7pm. The recording will be available to watch anytime afterwards. New episodes premier every Wednesday for the rest of August. This episode is made possible […]

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WGA Programming at When Words Collide, a Festival for Readers and Writers

The WGA is proud to host the following events at this year When Words Collide Festival! Festival registration required for all sessions. Tickets: Writers Guild of Alberta Program Pitch Session with Dorothy BentleySaturday August 13, 2022 – 12 PM to 2 PM Are you the author of a recently published book who likes to teach […]

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Winner of the 2022 City of Calgary W.O. Mitchell Book Prize Announced

The Winner of the 2022 City of Calgary W.O. Mitchell Book Prize Announced

Jaspreet Singh, author of My Mother, My Translator(Vehicule Press), received The 2022 City of Calgary W.O. Mitchell Book Prize. Presented annually at The Calgary Awards, this award honours acclaimed Calgary writer W.O. Mitchell and is carried out through a partnership between The City of Calgary and the Writers’ Guild of Alberta. The Prize awards $5000 […]

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Online Workshop: How to write Engaging Fiction

Due to unforeseen circumstances, this conference workshop, which was slated to take place over the conference weekend has been rescheduled for a new date and time. For conference guests, it is being offered to you free. The coupon code was sent to you on June 16. For those who did not register for the conference, […]

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