a collection of links to writers groups in the province of Alberta,
Canada. Province wide groups are listed at the top. The rest are
listed by town or city. For groups without websites, check out the
Critiquing Groups link below.
Alexandra Writers' Centre Society - this group offers
workshops, courses, seminars, discussion groups and more.
Membership is $60 a year, $40 for youth.
Calgary Meetup Writing Groups - you'll find a good
number of writers groups within 25 miles of Calgary at this
Imaginative Fiction Writers Association - this group
focuses on imaginative fiction and meets on the first Thursday
of every month at 7 PM at the Sentry Box in Calgary. Membership
is $20 a year. Click on their About link for more details.
Single Onion - poetry readings often including open mike
meets the third Thursday of every month at Shelf Life Books at
Edmonton Speculative Fiction Writers' Group - this group
jokingly calls itself The Cult of Pain. Focus is on speculative
and science fiction. Meeting times and locations vary so check
Edmonton Writers Group - fun and work, humour and
support for all genres. Meets on the first and third Thursday of
very month at 7 PM at the Capilano Branch of the Edmonton Public
Stroll of Poets Society - the Stroll sponsors a variety
of readings and workshops and publishes an annual anthology.
Membership is $25 a year.
Writers Beyond Borders - provides support for
multilingual and immigrant writers in Canada. The group also has
blog. The group is based in Edmonton.
Cygnet Writers Group - this group meets on the first
Tuesday of every month at the Grande Prairie Public Library at
River Bottom Writers - this group meets every Thursday
evening at 7 PM at Moose Hall. Some members informally get
together at Tim Hortons on Saturdays and Sundays at Tim Hortons
between 7 and 9 AM.
Writers' Ink - this group meets every Tuesday at 7 PM to
share writing and constructive criticism. Meetings are held in
the old farmhouse at Sunnybrook Farm. The website has an
extensive list of writing contests.