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Link to WordsWorth Presents: Circuit Tree

WordsWorth Presents: Circuit Tree

Date: Jun 2, 2020

An online summer creative writing residency for youth aged 11-19.
Link to 2020 Alberta Literary Awards Video Presentation

2020 Alberta Literary Awards Video Presentation

Date: Jun 2, 2020

Watch a short video presentation that will celebrate this year’s finalists & announce the winners of the 2020 Alberta Literary Awards!

Deadline: Jun 4, 2020 - 8:00 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 Albertan artists recognized at the 2017 Governor General's Literary Awards

Albertan artists recognized at the 2017 Governor General's Literary Awards

Date: Nov 1, 2017

Congratulations to Richard Harrison of Calgary and the other Albertan finalists recognized at the 2017 Governor General's Literary Awards