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Pre-Conference Workshops at the Words in 3D Conference

Join the Writers’ Guild of Alberta, Get Publishing Communications Society, and the Editors’ Association of Canada Prairie Provinces Branch for our line-up of Pre-Conference Workshops at this year’s Words in 3 Dimensions Conference. Morning Workshops Friday, May 22, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Mucking About: Exploring Avenues of Creative Expression with Margaret Macpherson Stoke your creativity with […]

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Saturday, May 9, 7:30 PM, LOFT 112, #112, 535-8 Ave, SE, Calgary To celebrate the completion of the 2015 WGA Mentorship Program, we look forward to readings by five new Alberta voices at this public event. All of the apprentices will be introduced by their mentors, and a Q & A will follow. Join us to hear five […]

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WGA Presents: An Afternoon with the Authors

Sunday, May 3, 2:00 pm Audreys Books, 10702 Jasper Avenue, Edmonton The Writers’ Guild of Alberta is proud to announce and celebrate the 2015 Alberta Literary Awards Shortlist! The Alberta Literary Awards recognize the highest standards of literary excellence from Alberta authors. Awards jurors have deliberated more than 150 submissions to select 24 finalists in […]

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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 Support for domain names is ending and the domain names will […]

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