Words are in the air

Besides all the great courses we offer, we run a number of social and drop in events. View calendar below to see what’s coming up.


For list of current courses and workshops please click link at top right of page.

Readings, Writings, and More

Celebrating 37 years of helping writers.

Upcoming Events


Join us every Friday morning from 10am-12pm to practice the free fall method of writing. Bring a pen and paper. You’ll be given prompts and write as a group. Sharing is encouraged but not mandatory.

December 1 | 6:30pm-11pm – AWCS Holiday Party RSVP

December 210:30-12:30pm | Writer’s Circle  | Open Discussion

December 212:30-2:30pm | Poetry Cafe

December 9 | 10:30-12:30pm | Writer’s Circle | The Real Costs of Self-Publishing: Budgeting Your Book

December 912:30-2:30pm | Poetry Cafe

December 16 | 10:30-12:30pm | Writer’s Circle | Oh no, I’ve run out of juice

December 16 | 12:30pm-2:30pm | Poetry Cafe

December 18 | 10am-12pm | Memoir Writers Roundtable

December 18 | 12:30pm-2:30pm | Fiction Writers Roundtable

December 22-January 2 | AWCS & cSpace CLOSED FOR THE HOLIDAYS

January 6, 2019 | 10:30-12:30pm | Writer’s Circle

January 6, 2019 | 12:30-2:30pm | Poetry Cafe

January 13, 2019 | 10:30-12:30pm | Writer’s Circle

January 13, 2019 | 12:30-2:30pm | Poetry Cafe

January 13, 2019 | 1-4pm | Blue Pencil Café – Have your work reviewed in a quick 20-minute session with one of our mentors: Richard Harrison, Betty Jane Hegerat, Lee Kvern, Olyn Ozbick, Philip Vernon More information or register

Unless otherwise stated, all events take place at the Alexandra Writers Centre 460, 1721, 29th Ave SW