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WGA Presents: The Power of Story with Patrick Finn (Calgary)

**Due to exceptionally high interest and volume of RSVPs — we have acquired a larger venue and moved the date by one week to Tuesday March 1st at WURST. We apologize for any inconvenience and hope you can join us for this enlightening Special Event!     The Power of Story with Patrick Finn   In Acknowledgment and Celebration of […]

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Countering Violence, Exile, and Injustice (Edmonton)

When: Wednesday, February 24 Where: Stanley Milner Library, Program Room Time: 7:00 pm What: Join Marc Colbourne (Exiled for Love), Gary Garrison (Human on the Inside) and Fahim Hassan (Bangladeshi blogger) in a discussion about writing that speaks the truth of our human condition—writing that exposes our values, our vulnerabilities, and illuminates the balance (or lack there-of) […]

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2016 Alberta Literary Awards – (Postmark) Deadline December 31, 2015

THE 2016 ALBERTA LITERARY AWARDS ARE NOW OPEN FOR SUBMISSIONS The Writers’ Guild of Alberta is preparing to celebrate another successful year with the 2016 Alberta Literary Awards. Writers from across Alberta and their publishers are invited to check out and submit to this year’s award categories. Submissions are evaluated on originality, creativity, and quality of […]

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Tuesday, December 15, 7pm—late.  Rose & Crown Pub & Restaurant at 1503 4 St SW Calgary—private room upstairs.  Free for WGA & TWUC members; $5 @ the door for non-members (cash only).  Seating is first-come, first served.  As always, guests are welcome to arrive any time after 6:00pm. Kick back and relax with your literary […]

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WGA and The Writers’ Union of Canada Present: Demystifying Income Streams for Writers

When: Friday, November 20 Where: Upper Art Space, Holy Trinity Church, 10037 84 Ave (Edmonton) Time: 7:00 pm What: Please join Fred Stenson, Writer in Residence at the U of A; Rayanne Doucet, Executive Director at Edmonton Poetry Festival; Devyani Saltzman, Director of Literary Arts at The Banff Centre; and the yet unnamed Literary Arts grants officer from […]

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WGA & ATIA Advanced Literary Translation Workshop

Please scroll down to register your name and email, then click Submit. You will be taken through the payment process. When: November 14, 1-4 pm Where: Stanley Milner Library, Room 7, 6th floor What: This workshop is designed for anyone interested in exploring the multiple aspects of literary translation in a welcoming and instructive environment. Examples […]

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Tuesday, November 10, 2015.  WURST Restaurant & Pub at 2437 4th St SW, Calgary. Private Room Downstairs. ALL proceeds go toward literacy programs across the country. The first 20 WGA members to register online will be reimbursed; sponsored by the WGA.  Purchase tickets here With the support of Shelf Life Books, WordFest and Frontier College, the Writers’ Guild of […]

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