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Conference 2016 Presenters

Marina Endicott Will Ferguson Richard Harrison Greg Hollingshead Naomi K. Lewis Paul Matwychuk Trever Rueger Julie Sedivy Marina Endicott Marina Endicott came to fiction late, after a career in theatre. Her new novel, Close to Hugh, was long-listed for the Giller Prize and named one of CBC’s Best Books of 2015. Her second, The Little […]

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Conference 2016 Accommodation

During the summer months, SAIT provides Short Term Accommodation for guests. They have a variety of rooms that range from Studios, Two-Bedrooms, Four-Bedrooms, and One-Bedroom + Living Room units. Each of the rooms are outfitted with a double extra-long bed, linens/towels/toiletries, private bathrooms, full sized refrigerators, microwaves, and range from kitchenettes to full kitchens (utensils […]

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Ask an Expert Spotlight: Nick Thran, Charlotte Cranston, and Colin Matty

Just a night’s sleep away from our Ask an Expert event! Tune in tomorrow, 12-4 pm. It’s all online, making it easier to interact with our panel of experienced writers. And here’s the last of our experts’ bios! Without further ado, Nick Thran, Charlotte Cranston, and Colin Matty: Nick Thran’s most recent collection of poems […]

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Countering Violence, Exile, and Injustice (Edmonton)

When: Wednesday, February 24 Where: Stanley Milner Library, Program Room Time: 7:00 pm What: Join Marc Colbourne (Exiled for Love), Gary Garrison (Human on the Inside) and Fahim Hassan (Bangladeshi blogger) in a discussion about writing that speaks the truth of our human condition—writing that exposes our values, our vulnerabilities, and illuminates the balance (or lack there-of) […]

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Alberta Culture and Tourism: Budget 2015 – Message from Minister Eggen

Alberta Culture and Tourism – Budget 2015 October 27, 2015 This afternoon, Minister of Finance Joe Ceci delivered our government’s first budget – a common sense plan that balances investments to stabilize critical public services with action to reduce spending to deal with current fiscal challenges. Budget 2015 and the Government of Alberta’s 3-Year Plan […]

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Cultural Human Resources Council (CHRC) Press Release

Culture and the Liberal Platform Along with our colleagues and partners throughout the Canadian cultural sector, the Cultural Human Resources Council congratulates Prime Minister elect Justin Trudeau and his Liberal party on their impressive and decisive election victory! Along with artists and cultural workers, and cultural employers across the country, we herald the Liberal promises […]

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WGA & ATIA Advanced Literary Translation Workshop

Please scroll down to register your name and email, then click Submit. You will be taken through the payment process. When: November 14, 1-4 pm Where: Stanley Milner Library, Room 7, 6th floor What: This workshop is designed for anyone interested in exploring the multiple aspects of literary translation in a welcoming and instructive environment. Examples […]

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Alberta Screenwriters Initiative Finalists

Alberta Screenwriters Initiative Winners 2015 Winners First Place: Marina Ivanova – “The Lottery of Life” Second Place: Carlito Ghioni – “A Room for an African” Third Place: Jason Long – “Ice Blue” 2014 Winners First Place: Jonathan Joffe – “Happy Thoughts” Second Place: Jason Filiatrault – “Three To Get Ready” Third Place: Stefan Rasporich – “The […]

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