Writers Guild of Alberta
2013 Alberta Literary Awards Shortlist Announced!
Words in 3 Dimensions Literary Conference
Registrations are now open!
Five New Alberta Voices: Apprentice Readings and Reception (Edmonton)
Come listen to and cheer on the five apprentices who recently completed the WGA Mentorship program.
19-23 - June- 2013
2013 Spring Strawberry Creek Retreat
Need an escape to write?
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 Principals
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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