University of Calgary
UofC Navigation

Events

Date & Time:
March 3, 2015 | 7:00 pm

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

Date & Time:
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.

Date & Time:
February 17, 2015 | 7:00 pm

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

Date & Time:
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.”

Date & Time:
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.

Date & Time:
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.

Date & Time:
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.

Date & Time:
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. 

Date & Time:
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.

Date & Time:
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.

Date & Time:
November 10, 2014 | 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Ian Williams champions a Giller finalist before the live broadcast of The Scotiabank Giller Prize.

Date & Time:
November 6, 2014 | 7:30 pm

Ian Williams reads alongside Maurice Mierau at Freehand Books' Fall Bash.

Date & Time:
October 14, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Ian Williams participates in WordFest's Writers Book Club event.

Date & Time:
September 15, 2014 | 8:00 pm

The Writers' Guild of Alberta Presents Back to (Writing) School with Ian Williams.

Date & Time:
September 11, 2014 | 8:30 pm

The Calgary Distinguished Writers Program presents Hello/Goodbye, an event that welcomes poet and fiction writer Ian Williams as the 2014-15 Canadian Writer-in-Residence, and celebrates the completion of Sara Tilley's CDWP residency.

Date & Time:
June 19, 2014 | 8:00 pm

Fellow Pedlar Press author Sara Tilley helps celebrate the launch of Nathan Dueck’s he’ll with a reading of her own.

Date & Time:
June 7, 2014 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Learn how to deliver a stand-out reading of your own writing with Writer-in-Residence Sara Tilley at the Writers’ Guild of Alberta 2014 Conference.

Date & Time:
May 10, 2014 | 6:00 pm

Celebrate the grand opening of Calgary’s newest literary space, Loft 112, with a reading by Sara Tilley!

Date & Time:
April 26, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Continue your workshop with Writer-in-Residence Sara Tilley, exploring neutral mask as a beginning place from which to approach any new character or project.

Date & Time:
April 19, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Take a workshop with Writer-in-Residence Sara Tilley to explore neutral mask as a beginning place from which to approach any new character or project.

Date & Time:
March 27, 2014 | 8:00 pm

Alberto Manguel, 2013-14 Distinguished Visiting Writer, will give a talk at the Calgary Public Library about what it means to be a reader and how he came to be a writer.

Date & Time:
March 24, 2014 | 1:30 pm

Sara Tilley gives a talk, free and open to the public, in derek beaulieu's English 214 class at the Alberta College of Art + Design.

Date & Time:
March 19, 2014 | 8:30 pm

University of Alberta Writer-in-Residence Erín Moure switches campuses to read from The Unmemntioable, a book-length poem that delves into the fraught history of war, loss, and emigration from Western Ukraine, and examines the unspeakable nature of experience.

Date & Time:
March 18, 2014 | 4:30 pm

Sara Tilley switches campuses to read at the University of Alberta courtesy of the exchange program between the Calgary Distinguished Writers Program and the Department of English at the U of A.

Date & Time:
March 13, 2014 | 8:30 pm

Local experimental literary magazine filling Station presents its monthly Flywheel Reading Series, this March featuring Sara Tilley.

Pages