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Finalists for The City of Calgary W.O. Mitchell Book Prize Announced

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEApril 7, 2020 Finalists for the W.O. Mitchell Book Prize Announced Calgary – The Writers’ Guild of Alberta is pleased to announce the finalists for The City of Calgary W.O. Mitchell Book Prize, recognizing outstanding books published in 2019. “We are delighted to announce this year’s W.O. Mitchell Book Prize finalists,” said Carol […]

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Online Workshop- Creating Visceral Scenes with Leslie Greentree

Registration limited to 12 participantsMembers: $100 Non-members: $125Begins April 14. Duration: 2 weeks*This course uses Google Classroom. All users must have a Gmail account to participate in the workshop.* SYNOPSIS: Over the course of this fiction workshop, we will build and rebuild the same scene from various perspectives, focusing intensely – one at a time […]

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Fort McMurray Creative Writing Series Webinars – Open to Everyone

The following webinars are open to everyone, programmed by WGA regional Rep Dorothy Bentley. Writing Thrillers and Other Dangerous Novels with Julie Rowe Saturday, April 18, 20201:00 – 2:30 pmFree for WGA members, $20 for non-membersRegister HERE Want to write a New York Times Bestseller? Thrillers, mysteries, and suspense novels consistently rank in the top 25 […]

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Online Workshop: Small Words with Muscle w/Vivian Hansen ***SOLD OUT***

***This workshop is now sold out. Contact [email protected] to be placed on the waiting list***Instructor: Vivian HansenRegistration limited to 8 participantsMembers: $125 Non-members: $1506-7 weeks, begins April 15*Online workshop uses Google Classroom. Participants must have a Gmail address.* In this workshop, you will discover how you are poets in all aspects of writing.  We will […]

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Winners of the 3rd Annual Kemosa Scholarship for First Nations, Métis and Inuit Mothers Who Write

The Writers’ Guild of Alberta and Nhung Tran-Davies are pleased to announce the winners of the 3rd Annual Kemosa Scholarship for First Nations, Métis and Inuit Mothers Who Write. First established in 2017 by Dr. Nhung Tran-Davies in partnership with Tlicho Dene author Richard Van Camp, the Kemosa Scholarship offers an opportunity for First Nations, Métis […]

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Craft Workshops – Airdrie Public Library

WGA regional rep Vivan Hansen is hosting a series of writing workshops at the Airdrie Public Library in the coming months. Registration will be available through the Airdire Public Library website. Small Words With Muscle: Working your Poetry with Vivian Hansen Saturday, March 28, 1:00 – 4:00 pm FREE, register through Airdrie Public Library’s registration […]

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February YYC Freedom of Expression Event

Sam Warwick in conversation with Marcello Di Cintio and Christina Frangou on Freedom of Expression and Negotiating Various Forms of Censorship

**SAVE THE DATE** Sam Warwick in conversation with Marcello Di Cintio and Christina Frangou on Freedom of Expression and Negotiating Various Forms of Censorship Thursday, February 27, 2020Doors 6:00 | 7:00—9:00 pmRose & Crown Pub & Restaurant Private room upstairs1503 4th St SW, Calgary | FREE WGA Freedom to Read Week EventSeating is first-come, first […]

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Special Write Night Workshop (Edmonton)

More Than One Way to Peel an Orange: Fresh approaches to short storytellingwith Katherine Abbass Monday, February 24Clareview EPL7-9pmFree In this writing workshop, participants will experiment with framing and story-telling devices that deviate from structural norms. They will play with form and structure in order to unveil new vantage points, and come away with some […]

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Fort Saskatchewan Writers Group Black History Month Evening with Special Guest Alison Clarke (Fort Saskatchewan)

FORT SASKATCHEWAN WRITERS GROUP BLACK HISTORY MONTH EVENING WITH SPECIAL GUEST ALISON CLARKEMonday, February 24, 7:00 pmFort Saskatchewan Public Library (10011 102 St)  In partnership with the Fort Saskatchewan Multicultural Association and the Writers’ Guild of Alberta, the Fort Saskatchewan Writers Group is presenting a special meeting in celebration of Black History Month. Author Alison Clarke will […]

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