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Tuesday, march 28th (760 × 333 px)

Self-Publishing Webinar (Online)

Self-Publishing Webinar with Dana Goldstein Tuesday, March 28th7pm on Zoom$10 for members; $15 for non-members  What you’ll learn: the ins and outs of self versus traditional publishing, the pros and cons of self-publishing, the hurdles and benefits of going the independent route, and what you need to know to publish your book.  Bio: Dana started […]

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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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Freehand Books & the Writers' Guild of Alberta present (760 × 333 px) (1)

Freehand Books and the Writers’ Guild of Alberta present: How I Write

Freehand Books and the Writers’ Guild of Alberta present: How I Write: A discussion on craft and readings from Freehand authors Tuesday, March 14th at 7pm Shelf Life Books 1302 4th Street SW. Calgary Featuring: Mikka Jacobsen, Charlotte Bellows, and Doreen Vanderstoop Hosted by Naomi Lewis This is a free event, all are welcome PANELISTS: CHARLOTTE […]

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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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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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Banned Books (760 × 333 px)

Freedom to Read Week Panel

Why Are We Banning Books in 2023? Wednesday, Feb 22nd. Noonover ZoomRegister to attend or participate in the discussion Freedom to read can never be taken for granted. Even in Canada, a free country by world standards, books and magazines are banned at the border. Schools and libraries are regularly asked to remove books and […]

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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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