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

FREE FALL WRITING SESSIONS

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.

DATE CHANGED – October 16 | 7-9pm | State of the Industry – Indie Publishing Now! w/ Steena Holmes Registration Required

October 16 | 10-12pm | Memoir Writers Roundtable RSVP

October 16 | 7-9pm | Fiction Writers Roundtable RSVP

October 21 | 10:30-12:30 | Writer’s Circle – Dreams REGISTER

October 21 | 12:30-2:30| Poetry Café

October 25 | 7-9pm | KidLit Writers Roundtable RSVP

October 28 | 10:30-12:30 | Writer’s Circle – The Long Poem – Made in Canada? REGISTER

October 28 | 12:30-2:30pm | Poetry Cafe

October 31 | 7-9pm | Writer’s Unplugged OPEN MIC NIGHT (OWLS NEST BOOKS, 815A, 49th Ave SW) – Special Halloween Edition. Come dressed up for a frighteningly good time.

November 3 & 4 | 8am-8pm | The 20,000 Word Weekend REGISTER

November 18 | 10:30-12:30pm | Writer’s Circle

November 18 | 12:30-2:30pm | Poetry Cafe

November 19-24 | PITCHFEST More information or REGISTER

November 20 | 10-12pm | Memoir Writers Roundtable RSVP

November 20 | 7-9pm | Fiction Writers Roundtable RSVP

November 25  | 10:30-12:30pm | Writer’s Circle

November 2512:30-2:30pm | Poetry Cafe

November 28 | 7-9pm | Writer’s Unplugged OPEN MIC NIGHT (OWLS NEST BOOKS, 815A, 49th Ave SW)

November 29 | 7-9pm | KidLit Writers Roundtable RSVP

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

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

December 9 | 10:30-12:30pm | Writer’s Circle

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

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