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Link to Poetry, Politics, and Embodiment | Literary Arts Thematic

Poetry, Politics, and Embodiment | Literary Arts Thematic

Date: Nov 15, 2019

Examine queer, feminist & decolonial theories of poetry & art to grapple with the status of the self & lived experience in your own writing practice.

Deadline: Jan 8, 2020 - 11:45 pm

Link to Residency | Writing Studio

Residency | Writing Studio

Date: Nov 13, 2019

This is for poets & writers of fiction & other narrative prose. It offers space & support to pursue a writing project with editorial consultation.

Deadline: Jan 15, 2020 - 11:45 pm

Link to Call for Submissions | Global Health Writing Contest

Call for Submissions | Global Health Writing Contest

Date: Oct 24, 2019

Flash Writing Contest! Flash Fiction or Flash Non-Fiction on the subject of Mothers and/or Motherhood Around the World.

Deadline: Dec 13, 2019 - 11:45 pm

Link to Nominations | Alberta Literary Awards 2020

Nominations | Alberta Literary Awards 2020

Date: Oct 15, 2019

The Writers’ Guild of Alberta (WGA) is preparing to celebrate another successful year with the 2020 Alberta Literary Awards.

Deadline: Dec 31, 2019 - 11:45 pm

Link to 3rd Annual Kemosa Scholarship for First Nations, Métis and Inuit Mothers Who Write

3rd Annual Kemosa Scholarship for First Nations, Métis and Inuit Mothers Who Write

Date: Oct 15, 2019

Three scholarships are available this year: 1st place $3000, 2nd place $2000, 3rd place $1000.

Deadline: Dec 20, 2019 - 11:45 pm

Link to Alexis Marie Chute receives 2018 Alumni Horizon Award

Alexis Marie Chute receives 2018 Alumni Horizon Award

Date: Sep 14, 2018

Community invited to celebrate as artist and author receives UAlberta Alumni Award on September 24.
Link to Billy-Ray Belcourt wins 2018 Griffin Poetry Prize

Billy-Ray Belcourt wins 2018 Griffin Poetry Prize

Date: Jun 7, 2018

Billy-Ray Belcourt wins $65,000 Griffin Poetry Prize for his anthology, This Wound is a World.
Link to Billy-Ray Belcourt wins a 2018 Indigenous Voices Award

Billy-Ray Belcourt wins a 2018 Indigenous Voices Award

Date: Jun 6, 2018

Billy Ray was recognized for most significant work of poetry in English by an emerging Indigenous writer. Joshua Whitehead was also nominated.
Link to Lady Vanessa Cardona wins 2018 Canadian Individual Slam Championship

Lady Vanessa Cardona wins 2018 Canadian Individual Slam Championship

Date: Apr 30, 2018

On April 28th, Lady Vanessa won the title of Canada’s best individual slam poet at the 2018 Verses Festival of Words in Vancouver.
Link to Sheri-D Wilson named Calgary Poet Laureate

Sheri-D Wilson named Calgary Poet Laureate

Date: Apr 24, 2018

Calgary Arts Development and the Calgary Poet Laureate Selection Committee are pleased to announce Sheri-D Wilson as the 2018-2020 Poet Laureate.

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