Writers' Guild of Alberta
2014 Alberta Literary Awards Shortlist Announced!
6-8 - June - 2014
WGA 2014 Conference: After the Flood, Alberta Writers Unite One Year Later
Registrations for our WGA conference in Calgary is now open!
2014 Robert Kroetsch City of Edmonton Book Prize Shortlist Announced!
Congratulations to this year's shortlisted authors!
7-11 - May - 2014
Spring Strawberry Creek Retreat
Registrations Now Open!
Complimentary Student Memberships
Currently enrolled in a post-secondary writing program?
About The Writers' Guild of Alberta
Who We Are
The Writers' Guild of Alberta (WGA) was formed in 1980 to provide a meeting ground and collective voice for all the writers of the province. Our members write in every genre and at every level of expertise.
The WGA helps give Alberta writers a sense of unity and community, and is the largest provincial writers’ organization in Canada.
WGA Vision Statement
An Alberta where past, present, and future contributions of writers are supported, acknowledged, and valued.
WGA Mission Statement
The Writers' Guild of Alberta’s mission is to inspire, connect, support, encourage and promote writers and writing, to safeguard the freedom to write and to read, and to advocate for the well-being of writers.
What We Do
WGA Values and Guiding Beliefs
The WGA believes that:
WGA Operating Principles
The WGA’s operating principles are derived from its mission, values and guiding beliefs, and include the following:
Such operating principles will guide the actions of the WGA Board of Directors and WGA staff, particularly with respect to the internal management and operations of the WGA.
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