We offer programs for young writers during the year. See below for more information.
The Tent Peg is an interactive series which provides young writers an opportunity to develop their writing voice and community through writing, publishing and reading their work. We meet one Sunday month a 2:30pm at Loft 112 in Calgary's East Village and alternate between a writing workshop and a public reading.
September 25: Workshop + October 16: Reading
November 6: Workshop + December 11: Reading
January 8: Workshop + February 12: Reading
March 5: Workshop+ April 9: Reading
May 7: Workshop + June 4: Reading
Join us September 25th from 2:30-5pm to learn more and begin writing!
Thank you to Loft 112, Writers' Guild of Alberta, Aritha van Herk, Rob Omura and Lisa Murphy-Lamb!
Email: [email protected]
Be a Video Poem Maker! Teen Writing and Film Project
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 use video recording tablets to bring their unique words to life through film.
When: Thursdays, February 9 – March 9, 2017, 4:30 – 6:00 pm
Where: Youth Room, Castle Downs YMCA, 11510 153 Ave NW, Edmonton