JUMP TO: Pricing | Cancellation Policy | Details | Conference Schedule | Purchasing Books | Registration | Our Thanks | FAQ Writers’ Guild of Alberta – 40 Years – Alexandra Writers’ Centre Society 2021 Conference Re/Orientation The 2021 Writers’ Guild of Alberta virtual conference, held in partnership with the Alexandra Writers’ Centre Society, is a unique opportunity to learn and connect […]
Mi’kmaq poet Shannon Webb Campbell, whose beautiful podcast reading can be heard here, is leading our final masterclass of the 2020-21 season on 24 February, from 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm MST. There are still spaces available; be sure to sign up soon by emailing [email protected]!
Ask an Agent w/literary agent Carolyn Forde, Transatlantic AgencySaturday, March 13. 10-11:30am over ZoomMembers: $25Non-members: $35Students: $10REGISTER HERE How do I get an agent? Do I need an agent? What does an agent do? This is your chance to have all your questions about agents answered by talking to a real live agent! After a […]
Own Voices Alberta is a program for writers within the Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour (BIPOC) community, who live in Alberta and are at the beginning of their literary journey. The program runs for four months and is fully subsidized, making it cost-free for successful applicants. Program period: March – July 2021 Application deadline: February 26, 2021 […]
March 19 & 20, OnlineCost: $140 Register HERE! While we wait within our homesAnd wintry winds blow through slumbering grovesThere is a place both fresh and rareA place called Drink the Wild Air Where friends can come and share their wordsAnd minds and hearts, their voices heardThough we might not be in personWe’ll have a blast, […]
The WGA is happy to announce that audio recordings of last year’s Online Reading Series, sponsored by the Rozsa Foundation, 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, and SoundCloud. New episodes […]
Here is the online publication of our Pandemic Postcards Chapbook, featuring the winners of our Pandemic Postcards writing contest! Our congratulations to all the winners and honourable mentions, and thank you to everyone who submitted!
Saturday, February 13th @ 10:00am MSTMembers: $25 Non-members: $35Students: $10 What expenses are deductible? Do you need a GST number? How do I keep track of my receipts? In this jargon-free and surprisingly entertaining webinar, Joel Fishbane will guide you through the tax system from the artist’s point of view. Reduce your tax burden and get the […]
WordBridge 2021 is Feb 12 & 13. Lethbridge’s Writers’ Conference is now in its third year, but due to the pandemic, it will be hosted online via Zoom. Thanks to the significantly lower costs associated with online verses in-person, tickets for the entire two-day conference are a mere $5. This year’s Keynote Address will be […]
The Writers’ Guild of Alberta and Nhung Tran-Davies are pleased to announce the winners of the 4th 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 and Inuit Mothers to obtain resources to help them […]