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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.

It’s prep-tober! 🍁 Join the AWCS NaNoWriMo community Oct. 29th. Find the details to register at the event calendar on our website.

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!

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...