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Indexing: The Art of Writing Reader-Friendly Indexes for Nonfiction Books

Saturday, July 7, 2018 10:00 – 11:00 am (mountain time) Online $25 members, $35 non-members Indexing: The Art of Writing Reader-Friendly Indexes for Nonfiction Books Often considered to be a roadmap to the contents of a nonfiction book, a thoughtfully written index can help make the difference between a book being merely entertaining, and being […]

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          Thank you for checking out volunteer opportunities at Refining Our Narratives, the WGA Conference.  All our volunteers spots for Saturday, June 2 are filled, but we still need help Sunday morning and afternoon. We are looking for people to take half-day shifts at the registration table or book table. Attend sessions […]

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Sharon Lynne Henderson Memorial Fund

This fund is created in memory of Sharon Henderson, in recognition of her life-long love of, and advocacy for, Canadian literature. Donations to this fund will be directed to a literary award in her name that will be presented in perpetuity, in support of young or emerging Alberta writers.   HENDERSON, Sharon Lynne June 25, 1943 – Wetaskiwin, […]

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2018 Alberta Literary Award Winners Announced

The Writers’ Guild of Alberta is pleased to announce the winners of the 2018 Alberta Literary Awards. More than 120 guests attended the 2018 Alberta Literary Awards Gala on June 2, part of the Writers’ Guild of Alberta’s 2018 provincial conference, Refining Our Narratives, held in Calgary. This celebration marked the 36th anniversary of the Alberta […]

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The Writers’ Guild of Alberta Announces 2018 Golden Pen Award Recipient

April 30, 2018 2018 WGA Golden Pen Award The Writers’ Guild of Alberta Golden Pen Award is presented to acknowledge the lifetime achievements of outstanding Alberta writers. Past recipients are W.O. Mitchell, Grant MacEwan, Rudy Wiebe, Myrna Kostash, Robert Kroetsch, Merna Summers, Aritha van Herk, Fred Stenson, George Melnyk, Alice Major, Betty Jane Hegerat, Greg Hollingshead […]

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CSL Blog Project, Volume 1: Different Challenges and Highlights of Alice Major’s Writing

Different Challenges and Highlights of Alice Major’s Writing by Junyan Feng Alice Major is a Canadian poet who emigrated from Scotland to Canada when she was eight. Some of her collections of poetry have been published, such as Memory’s Daughter and Welcome to the Anthropocene. She was president of the Writers’ Guild of Alberta and also […]

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Call for WGA Board Members

The 2018/19 board of the WGA will be elected at the AGM in conjunction with the WGA Annual Conference 2018: Refining Our Narratives on Sunday, June 3, 2017, 11:15 am – 12:30 pm, at Memorial Park Library, 2nd Floor Performance Space in Calgary. There will be at least two openings, including President, Vice President, Secretary, […]

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