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With respect to COVID-19, AWCS is aware that there is an escalating concern as the global situation continues to develop. We continue to monitor advisories and will take precautions accordingly. Effective March 17, 2020, AWCS and cSpace is closed to the public to help do our part to stop the spread.

We are working hard to serve you. Most programs have been moved online. See courses and workshops page for details.

We will continue to provide updates as needed. Feel free to contact the office if you have any questions: 403-264-4730 or

We are located on the 4th Floor of cSpace King Edward in Marda Loop.

460, 1721, 29th Ave SW

Calgary, AB

Unless otherwise specified, all courses, workshops and programming takes place onsite.


AWCS/WGA Joint Conference – WONDER – Reclaim Your Curiosity




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.

Register Here.


Call for Submissions

40th Anniversary Anthology – Fiction, Creative Nonfiction and Poetry. Deadline June 30, 2020

More information.




Spring 2020 Courses & Workshops

Online now. Register to secure a spot. More information


Online micro-workshops for Adults and Youth

Now available. Register now. More information


Gift Certificates Available

all denominations, any time of year. Purchase Here


Summer Camp and Summer Fun Days are up!

Plan your summer fun!

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