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September 16, 2016 | 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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September 16, 2016 | 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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September 16, 2016 | 9:45 am - 11:30 am
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September 16, 2016 | 9:45 am - 11:30 am
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September 16, 2016 | 8:30 am - 9:30 am
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February 11, 2016 | 7:30 pm

The CDWP presents An Evening With Zadie Smith, 2015-16 Distinguished Visiting Writer, at MacEwan Hall.

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February 8, 2016 | 7:00 pm

Dr. Pamela McCallum gives a talk on Zadie Smith’s novella “The Embassy of Cambodia.” Attend this event for a chance to win one of two pairs of tickets to the February 11 event at MacEwan Hall.

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February 4, 2016 | 7:00 pm

Nick Thran delivers a talk and facilitates a discussion on two of Zadie Smith's books. Attend this event for a chance to win one of two pairs of tickets to the February 11 event at MacEwan Hall.

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November 10, 2015 | 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Nick Thran, Deborah Willis, and Derek Beaulieu each champion a Giller finalist before the live broadcast of The Scotiabank Giller Prize.

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October 28, 2015 | 7:00 pm

Roberta Rees, the CDWP's first ever Writer-in-Residence, reads from a novel in progress in support of Steven Ross Smith's book launch.

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October 15, 2015 | 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Nick Thran, along with 8 other poets, use the stage as the page, cabaret-style, and push the limits of the spoken and written word.

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October 7, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Bring one page of your writing and sign up for the best 10-minute one-on-one consultation you've ever had.

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September 10, 2015 | 7:30 pm

The Calgary Distinguished Writers Program presents Hello/Goodbye, an event that welcomes poet Nick Thran as the 2015-16 Canadian Writer-in-Residence, and celebrates the completion of Ian Williams' CDWP residency.

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March 3, 2015 | 7:00 pm

Ian Williams reads work from a writer who has influenced his own practice, David Foster Wallace.

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February 26, 2015 | 7:00 pm

Minister Faust, University of Alberta Writer-in-Residence, will read from his Edmonton-based novels and discuss the importance of contemporary regional Can-Lit for Canadian readers and students.

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February 17, 2015 | 7:00 pm

Ian Williams and Lee Kvern talk about the good, the bad, and the ugly of fiction.

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February 12, 2015 | 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Is “love at first sight” a real thing? Is chivalry dead? Is love a matter of destiny or an intricate game and, if so, why do we play? Ian Williams and an eclectic panel tackle these and other questions regarding the theme “love versus hate.”

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February 7, 2015 | 7:00 pm

Distinguished Visiting Writer Evelyn Lau reads from Living Under Plastic, A Grain of Rice, and her forthcoming poetry collection.

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February 6, 2015 | 6:30 pm

Distinguished Visiting Writer Evelyn Lau is interviewed about having her book turned into a film after The Diary of Evelyn Lau is screened.

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February 5, 2015 | 7:00 pm

Distinguished Visiting Writer Evelyn Lau shares her life story, from running away at 14 and spending years on the streets of Vancouver to publishing eleven books of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction.

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November 29, 2014 | 7:00 pm

Distinguished Visiting Writer Shyam Selvadurai reads from his new novel The Hungry Ghosts and speaks about diasporic writing and the advantages of writing from the hyphen between Sri Lankan and Canadian. 

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November 28, 2014 | 7:00 pm

Distinguished Visiting Writer Shyam Selvadurai talks about Write to Reconcile, a project that uniquely combines creative writing and reconciliation in post-war Sri Lanka.

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November 27, 2014 | 7:00 pm

Distinguished Visiting Writer Shyam Selvadurai and Writer-in-Residence Ian Williams read embarrassing writing penned in their teens in support of filling Station magazine.

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