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Calgary Witching Hour Poetry

The Writers’ Guild of Alberta and Calgary Spoken Word Society present: Witching Hour Poetry Wednesday, March 8th, 8:00 pm Tickets $8 Treehouse at cSpace 1721 29th Ave SW – 4th Floor Calgary, AB**Space is limited, so please register using the form below. After registering, you will be directed to a payment page. Please note, your registration […]

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Virtual Consultation with Joan Marie Galat (WGA 2023 Spring Writers’ Retreat)

Please use this form to register for your half-hour virtual session with Joan Marie Galat to discuss querying, revisions, or other aspects of writing and publishing. After submitting the form, you will be directed to a payment page. Please note, until we have received and processed payment, your registration is not completed. A Calendly link with […]

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WGA 2023 Spring One-Day Retreat: Map Your Creative Future

Retreat Details Sunday, March 19th, 20239:30 AM – 4:30 PMYorath House13110 Buena Vista Rd NW, Edmonton Lunch & snacks will be provided Nurture your commitment to your artistic ambitions at this forward-looking retreat for writers. Award-winning and bestselling author Joan Marie Galat will share her journey to publication and guide you in making a focused […]

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Tell Us About Your 2023 Books

We would love to know what our members are publishing in 2023! If you have a book slated for publication in 2023 and would like to tell us about it, please do so via the form below. All books by WGA members that are commercially available in 2023 are welcome, including self-published and ebook or […]

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Feb. 7 Free Grant Writing Session

Before you close your suitcase on our grey skies and jet off to a sandy beach make sure you have submitted your next AFA application for a grant. Join Alberta Foundation for the Arts (AFA) literary consultant Brenda Hennig for an online noon hour presentation on Tuesday 7 February 2023 at 12 noon We’ll review […]

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Join host Ashley Frerichs for an informal meet-up for writers in Calgary. Come to socialize and chat about writing in general or discuss any current writing projects which you’d like some feedback on. Free. No registration required. Open to all writers. The next Calgary Coffee and Chat will be on Thursday, February 9th from 1-3pm […]

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Leah Horlick Poetry Workshop (Calgary)

Tuesday, February 7th at 7:00pmCommunity Wise, 223 12th Ave SW, Calgary Arusha Room (1st floor) Please register using the form below (max. 15 participants)  Join poet and Canadian Writer-in-Residence Leah Horlick in this interactive workshop for Writers’ Guild of Alberta members. We’ll explore strategies for answering the question “When is a poem done?”—and map out some ways […]

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Drink the Wild Air 2023 – March 17-19

March 17 – 19, OnlineCost: $140  Register Here Drink the Wild Air is a Creative Writing Retreat for Youth ages 11 – 19. Typically nestled in the gateway to the rocky mountains in Kananaskis country, this year we’ll come together online to take workshops with working professionals, play games, share our stories, our songs, our poems […]

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Calgary Write Nights

Come join the WGA and Just Write for a weekly in-person writing meetup in Calgary! Thursdays at 7:00PM at Black Pearl 8855 MacLeod Trail SW The central purpose of this group is to help people focus on their writing. Group members might give each other critiques or share their work if they want, though this […]

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