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Whether you’re a brand new writer or have been writing for years, we have courses and workshops to meet your needs.

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The Alexandra Writers’ Centre Society is an exceptional place to meet and connect with other writers.

The AWCS Gift Shop

Whether you’re buying for yourself or that special writer in your life, we have just the thing for you.

We Are Ready to Welcome You Back!

Effective September 23, 2021, AWCS will be adhering to the City of Calgary Bylaw 65M2021 requiring proof of vaccination, a negative Covid test or medical exemption.

Masking is required in all public areas of cSpace.

Additional safety measures will remain in place.

This class has moved online, and two spots have opened up - grab one before they’re gone! ...

Happy 40th Anniversary to AWCS! What does AWCS mean to you? Hear what our members have to say.



The Alexandra Writers’ Centre Society

The Alexandra Writers’ Centre Society aims to bring writers together. We provide a relaxed, friendly and encouraging environment where writers of all ages and abilities feel safe learning the craft and sharing the difficulties of the writing experience. The AWCS supports developing writers through a variety of offerings

Courses & Workshops!

Renew Your Membership

Thank you for renewing your membership! We’re grateful for your continued support and happy to have you in our various events, workshops, and courses. We’ve made...


40 years! The Alexandra Writers Centre is celebrating 40 years of writers and writing in 2021. And with 40 years comes significant change from the way we see the world, to...

Movie Making Club (In-Person)

Filmmaking can be a difficult endeavor, especially when you do it alone. This club will walk you through the many aspects of filmmaking such as equipment use, screenwriting,...

Start Your Story!

Should You Consider Your Audience as You Write?

Some time ago, there was a post in Twitter’s writing community that expressed a common idea: whom are you writing for? This is the question, isn’t it? It is a question that...

2021: The Year of Poetry

Perhaps fittingly, the poem that started me down the path of loving poetry was Pablo Neruda’s “Poetry”. Or maybe I have led myself to believe this; to retroact my life into...