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We are located on the 4th Floor of cSpace King Edward in Marda Loop.
460, 1721, 29th Ave SW
Unless otherwise specified, all courses, workshops and programming takes place onsite.
NEW Diverse Voices Roundtable & Writing Circle
A monthly roundtable focusing on published literature by writers who are Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour (BIPOC)… Begins July 20, 2020
Call for Submissions
40th Anniversary Anthology – Fiction, Creative Nonfiction and Poetry. Deadline June 30, 2020 – Submissions are now closed. Thanks to everyone who contributed.
#ABWRITERS Write Your Way Out of Isolation
Who’s up for a challenge? July 1-August 31, 2020
Challenge has begun. Keep an eye out for updates.
Apply to be our 2021 Writer in Residence
Deadline July 31, 2020
2020/21 Author Development Program
DEADLINE EXTENDED: AUGUST 28, 2020
2020 Fall Feature Workshop – Pulitzer Prize winner, Anthony Doerr
Join us for a workshop and in conversation with the author of the acclaimed book, All the Light We Cannot See. This will be Anthony’s first visit to Canada and something you won’t want to miss.
November 14, 2020 – Tickets On Sale Now.
NEW The AWCS Gift Shop
Show the world you’re a writer with this awesome AWCS Merchandise. T-shirts, tote bags, notebooks, anthologies, gift certificates, and more! Youth program stuff too! 10% off for Members! GET SHOPPING
AWCS Youth Program – Summer Online!
Whether you’re looking for a full summer club/class or a micro camp that’s only an hour and a half over two days, we have you covered. Come and see all we have available from Radio Plays, to Movie Making, to Song Writing, Villains, and more for all ages and stages of writing experience. SEE IT ALL HERE
Online micro-workshops for Adults and Youth
Now available. Register now. More information