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WordsWorth 2017

  WordsWorth is a week-long sleepover creative writing residency for young writers who believe in the power of words. Writers will be completely immersed in the creative and diverse world of writing. Guided by established and respected artist-instructors, writers will experience writing through fiction, poetry, spoken word, music, drama, film making, monologue and nonfiction. But […]

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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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Meet Kelsey Attard, Calgary Mentor at the WGA and Drink the Wild Air AND…

Calgary literary imprint Freehand Books keeps up its quiet success Company carries on despite past brush with financial struggles By Eric Volmers, Calgary Herald In the grand scheme of things, it was a minor blip in the impressive run of Freehand Books. But in the late summer of 2011, the award-winning Calgary-based literary imprint announced […]

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