The Writers’ Guild of Alberta hosts monthly events to give our members and those interested in joining a chance to get away from their writing desk to socialize with other writers, talk about what’s happening in the book world and learn more about the Writers’ Guild of Alberta. These events also feature informed presenters who talk about specific aspects of writing.

See the listings below for upcoming events. Full details available at the links in the titles of individual events. Details may be subject to change; please confirm with the office and if you have any questions you can reach us at [email protected].


Calgary Holiday Party and Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Medal Ceremony (in-person, Calgary): Wednesday, December 7th, 6:00 PM MST. Location: Rose & Crown (1503 4 St SW). Please join us for the Writers’ Guild of Alberta’s Calgary Holiday Party on Wednesday, December 7th from 6:00PM at the Rose & Crown (3rd floor), located at 1503 4 St SW, Calgary, AB. The evening will include the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Medal ceremony.There is free parking at the rear of the building. There are stairs to access the third floor. This is a free members’ event; guests are welcome. Registration is not required. If you have any questions please contact Ashley at [email protected]

WGA Edmonton Holiday Party & Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Medal Presentation: Wednesday, December 7. 6:30PM. Location: 9910 (Downstairs from The Common) 9910 109st NW. Edmonton*. It’s that time of year again! A night to celebrate the holidays and the end of the year with your WGA friends. Join us at 9910 for some food and drinks and holiday cheer! The event is free to attend and the food is on us. We will also be presenting the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Medals to Alberta writers who have demonstrated significant contribution to Alberta’s literary community. No RSVP necessary. All WGA members and their guests are welcome. *Please note that this location is downstairs and is not wheelchair accessible*

Fort McMurray Write Nights (in person, Fort McMurrary): Thursday, December 15th, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM MST. Location: Wood Buffalo Regional Library (1 C.A. Knight Way MacDonald Island Park Lower Level, Fort McMurray), Second Floor Moberly A Room. The Writers’ Guild of Alberta is pleased to partner with the Wood Buffalo Regional Library (WBRL) as they return to in-person programming for writers in the Wood Buffalo Region.Alisa Caswell will facilitate the Write Nights which are casual writing and discussion sessions suitable for adult writers of all levels. They will be held once a month and they are free. Pre-registration is not required; this is a free event.