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C.U.E. Connect, Unlearn, Expand: Poetry Reading

Sunday, March 63:00 pm – 5:00 pm CoLab Community {Arts} Laboratory 9641 102A Ave NW Readings from Asian, Black, and Indigenous Writers Let us enrich and encourage each other with an afternoon of poetry reading from Asian, Black, and Indigenous communities in Edmonton. The writers are: Shima Robinson, Sandra Ngo, Naomi McIlwraith, Mubarik Adams, Mila […]

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WGA Online Reading Series Podcasts

The WGA is happy to announce that audio recordings of last year’s Online Reading Series, sponsored by Read Alberta, and University of Alberta Press are now available to listen to as podcast episodes. Subscribe now wherever you get your podcasts to be notified whenever a new episode is available through Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, […]

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WGA & YOGA SANTOSHA PRESENT: Yoga & Writing Workshop Series with Lisa Tierney and Samantha Warwick

Three Saturdays: Feb 26, March 5 and March 12, 2022 | 1:45-3:15 PM  Mission Studio (in-person) at 320 1800 4th St. SW + Livestream | In-person please arrive by 1:30 PM $35 General | Full Series $99 $25 WGA Members (Visit WriteClick for WGA member promo code) | Full Series $75 Register for IN PERSON or VIRTUAL. Please contact Dalia at Yoga […]

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Drink the Wild Air 2022 – March 18-20

March 18 – 20, OnlineCost: $140 Registration Deadline: March 11 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 […]

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WGA Virtual Writer-in-Residence – Gail Anderson-Dargatz

The Writers’ Guild of Alberta is happy to announce Gail Anderson-Dargatz as the new WGA Virtual Writer-in-Residence. The Virtual Writer-in-Residence program launched at the start of January and will continue through to the end of May. WGA Members are invited to request appointments with the VWiR using the form below. GAIL ANDERSON-DARGATZ’s international bestsellers, The Cure for […]

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WGA – Call for Applications: Executive Director, Deadline: Jan. 7

Location: Edmonton, Alberta The Writers’ Guild of Alberta (WGA) is seeking a dynamic, experienced Executive Director. The successful candidate will effectively represent the WGA, its mission, its members, and its programs. The Executive Director is responsible for the successful management of the Writers’ Guild of Alberta according to the mission of the organization and the […]

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2022 Alberta Literary Awards – Deadline: December 31

The Writers’ Guild of Alberta (WGA) is preparing to celebrate another successful year with the 2022 Alberta Literary Awards. Writers from across Alberta and their publishers are invited to check out and submit to this year’s award categories. This year, we are pleased to announce two new book prizes: the Short Story Collection Award and the Memoir Award. The deadline for submissions to the Alberta Literary […]

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WGA 2022 Online Retreat: Focus your Creativity – Jan. 14-16

January 14th – 16th, 2022 Meet the new Virtual Writer-in-Residence, Gail Anderson-Dargatz, as well as fellow retreat participants at a virtual fireside conversation on Friday evening on Friday evening with host Barbori Garnet. 7:00 – 8:30 PM (MST). Enjoy Saturday’s fireside visit with a focus on your writing; conversation guided by our host and partner from the Write-In, Savanna Harvey […]

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