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Julie will one day explore the beauty of Cuba's colonial cities and beaches

Meet my Friendolleagues: WGA Office Staff on Favourite Books, Best Advice and Top Travel Destinations by Samantha Warwick

Inspired by a productive day of program meetings and camaraderie up in Edmonton this month, I decided to ask my WGA colleagues three questions about themselves: what books have made a profound impact on them (and why), the best creative (or life) advice they’ve ever received, and third—the #1 destination they would love to visit […]

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WGA Blog: Wanderings and Rootings: Reflections on Language, Identity and Adaptation by Julie Robinson

  “I will continue my story of a failed hipster,” Fahim jokes with the crowd at Massawa Café in Edmonton. In the first half of the event “A Place Called Home: Immigrant Writers’ Stories,” he related the differences between his “Hollywood” idea of the writer’s life prior to arriving in North America, and the overwhelming […]

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Greg Hollingshead: Golden Pens, Pilot Pens and Telepathic Communication

Happy Friday, Literary Intrepids! Have you heard award-winning Greg Hollingshead is the 2016 recipient of the WGA Golden Pen Award? Hurray to Greg and special pens! The Golden Pen Award acknowledges lifetime achievements of outstanding writers who’ve spent a significant portion of their writing life in Alberta and produced a distinguished body of work over a longstanding […]

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