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Drink the Wild Air 2017

“Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson Date: March 10-12, 2017 Place: Kamp Kiwanis in Bragg Creek, Alberta. Ages: The retreat is for young writers ages 12-19. Cost: $190 (Price includes meals – Friday dinner to lunch on Sunday, overnight accommodations, classes and evening activities.) Because we can’t offer WordsWorth all year long, there’s Drink […]

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Be a Video Poem Maker! Teen Writing and Film Project Registration

This winter, the Writers’ Guild of Alberta, in collaboration with celebrated filmmaker Shawn Tse and nationally-recognized spoken word artist Brandon Wint, will launch Be a Video Poem Maker! The program aims to help teens learn to write and speak poems, and turn those poems into captivating videos. Teens will be provided with and trained to […]

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WGA Welcomes WHY Program Coordinator Shawn Tse

The WGA is pleased to welcome Shawn Tse as the Program Coordinator for our Writers Hub for Youth (WHY). WHY is a pilot project designed to be an online creative writing community for youth ages 13-25. Shawn will be working alongside the WGA Youth Committee to provide a series of writing related and entertaining videos and […]

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WordsWorth 2016

That’s right. No fooling. WordsWorth 2016 is starting this weekend!  Visit the registration form to get started or the payment page if you would like to secure a spot, but need more time with the form. If you would like to pay in installments, please call us at 780.422.8174. Week 2 is now sold out. To be added to […]

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