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Call for Applications: 2020 Banff Retreat

The Writers’ Guild of Alberta’s 2020 Banff Retreat will be open to 20 participants in each half of the retreat. We will be hiring two Writers in Residence for the duration of the retreat, one Alberta-based hired through an open call, and the other invited from out of province. The retreat takes place February 14 […]

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2019 Banff Retreat Now Sold Out

We are pleased to announce our Banff Retreat will take place February 15 – 24, 2019, and registrations are now open. Our annual Banff Retreat is a self-guided retreat and a great opportunity to connect with fellow writers and enjoy uninterrupted writing time among amazing scenery at Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity. The retreat […]

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Strawberry Creek Retreat: May 9 – 13, 2018

May 9 – 13, 2018, Strawberry Creek Lodge Price: $600 (non-members must purchase a WGA membership) Only two spots left! Join your fellow writers this May at Strawberry Creek Lodge for our annual writing retreat. Our spring retreat is a self-directed writing retreat open to participants at any stage of their writing career. Strawberry Creek […]

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2018 Banff Retreat

Our annual Banff Retreat is a self-guided retreat and a great opportunity to connect with fellow writers and enjoy uninterrupted writing time among amazing scenery at Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity. The retreat provides accommodation in a private room (with a desk), a meal plan, use of Banff Centre amenities including complimentary access to […]

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Announcing our 2018 Banff Retreat Writers in Residence

We are happy to announce Lee Kvern and Bradley Somer will be our Writers in Residence at our 2018 Banff Retreat. Lee and Bradley will be available for individual consultations at the retreat. For more information or to register, visit the 2018 Banff Retreat registration page.   Lee Kvern’s short stories from 7 Ways to Sunday have garnered the […]

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SOLD OUT: Strawberry Creek Retreat, May 10 – 14, 2017

Join your fellow writers May 10 – 14, 2017 at the Strawberry Creek Lodge for our annual writing retreat—the 60th writing retreat the Writers’ Guild of Alberta has held at Strawberry Creek Lodge! Our popular spring retreat is a self-directed writing retreat open to participants at any stage of their writing career. Strawberry Creek Lodge […]

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