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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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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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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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2018 Robert Kroetsch City of Edmonton Book Prize Shortlist

For Immediate Release: The City of Edmonton, Edmonton Arts Council, and Audreys Books are pleased to announce the shortlist works for the 2018 Robert Kroetsch City of Edmonton Book Prize.   The three finalists include Billy-Ray Belcourt for This Wound is a World (Frontenac House) Norma Dunning for Annie Muktuk and other stories (University of Alberta Press), […]

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WGA PRESENTS: THE CITY OF CALGARY W.O. MITCHELL BOOK PRIZE FINALISTS—READINGS, CELEBRATION AND COMPLIMENTARY TAPAS FROM AIDA’S BISTRO

Thursday, April 26th 7:00—9:00pm at Shelf Life Books  at 1302 4 St SW, Calgary Seating: first-come, first-served  Please RSVP via Facebook The City of Calgary and the Writers’ Guild of Alberta are pleased to announce the shortlisted authors for The City of Calgary W.O. Mitchell Book Prize, one of 13 awards presented as part of The Calgary Awards.  The three finalists […]

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Media Release – 2018 Alberta Literary Awards Shortlist

For Immediate Release: 2018 ALBERTA LITERARY AWARDS SHORTLIST   The Writers’ Guild of Alberta is excited to announce the finalists for the 2018 Alberta Literary Awards. Each year, the Alberta Literary Awards recognize and celebrate the highest standards of literary excellence from Alberta authors. Winners will be announced and awards presented at the Alberta Literary Awards […]

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Wine O’Clock: Wine & Poetry Pairings at Metrovino Fine Wines

Wine O’Clock: Wine & Poetry Pairings at Metrovino Fine Wines Friday, May 4 | 6:00—8:00pm @ Metrovino—722 11 Ave SW Calgary  Presented by the Writers’ Guild of Alberta and the Alexandra Writers Centre Society Please RSVP by Facebook HERE or email [email protected] Our legendary wine and literary pairings are back! Raise your glass to National Poetry Month and hear […]

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WGA Holiday Hours

Please be advised that the WGA offices will be closed for the Easter long weekend, from Friday, March 30 to Monday, April 2. Regular office hours will resume on Tuesday, April 3. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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