Monday, May 4, 2009

The Limitless Sky Conference May 21-24

The Writers Guild of Alberta partner with The Writers' Union of Canada to present The Limitless Sky Conference, a first-of-its-kind conference held in Calgary. How can Small Presses Survive and Thrive in the new Precarious Publishing Economy? Copyrights and Wrongs: Protecting Turf, Relax on April 30: Tax Tips for the Working Artist - gain confidence and answers from these great workshops with industry professionals and inspiring individuals! For more information see the Conference Brochure. It's fast approaching so be sure to register now!

As part of the Conference, don't miss the Alberta Literary Awards! The shortlist has been announced and proves that Alberta is home to many amazingly talented writers. Our member magazines continue to soar with inclusion of nominated writers including Andrea Beca (Edmonton) who received nomination for her short story "The Disappearing Act" in FreeFall, honourable mention for Short Story went to Betty Jane Hegerat (Calgary) for "Pockets" in Alberta Views. As well, Alberta Views is sponsoring the Gwen Pharis Ringwood Award for Drama. The winners will be announced on Saturday, May 23rd during the Awards Gala at Hotel Arts, Calgary (119 - 12th Ave).

See you there!

-stef wong