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Date & Time:
September 15, 2011 | 8:30 pm

The Calgary Distinguished Writers Program celebrates its Writers-in-Residence with a free public reading from incoming Writer-in-Residence Jeramy Dodds and outgoing Writer-in-Residence Oana Avasilichioaei.

Date & Time:
July 12, 2011 | 8:00 pm

THE WGA, SHELF LIFE BOOKS AND FRIENDS INVITE YOU TO CELEBRATE THE LIFE OF ROBERT KROETSCH

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June 20, 2011 | 8:30 pm

On Monday, June 20, 2011, hex laboratorium invites you to an electrotechno cabaret of sound, visual and poetic inventions.

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May 7, 2011 | 2:00 pm

Tremendous Readings from Top Alberta Authors Oana Avasilichioaei, Rosemary Griebel, Betty Jane Hegerat, Barb Howard, Lee Kvern, Fred Stenson, and Ron Wood.

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March 31, 2011 | 8:30 pm

In What the %@&*! Happened to Comics?, Art Spiegelman takes his audience on a chronological tour of the evolution of comics, all the while explaining the value of this medium and why it should not be ignored.

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March 10, 2011 | 7:30 pm

On March 10, Calgarians will have a unique opportunity to see three of the most innovative contemporary writers and thinkers, together for the first time in North America, at Calgary’s Arrata Opera Centre. 

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March 5, 2011 | 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Tex(t)ech is an interactive laboratory that will bring together artists, technologists, media practitioners and writers to translate across medias and mediums, work collaboratively and explore ideas of narrative, textual movement, performance and sound action.

Date & Time:
February 9, 2011 | 7:30 pm

bibliomania, fatherhood, American poetry, suicide, midlife crisis, and the Internet: U of A Writer-in-Residence Tim Bowling reads from his latest book, In The Suicide's Library: A Book Lover's Journey, in the Husky Oil Great Hall, Rozsa Centre.

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February 5, 2011 | 3:30 pm

Oana Avasilichioaei, the University of Calgary's Writer-in-Residence, and hex laboratorium present an interactive hour of poetic performances, textual theatre and sound action at the John Dutton Theatre.

Date & Time:
June 4, 2009 | 8:30 pm

Canadian Writer-in-Residence Charlotte Gill reads at the Flywheel Reading Series, curated by filling Station magazine, along with Ross Priddle, Sarah Gibbs, Helen Hajnoczky, and Eva Tihanyi.

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March 9, 2009 | 8:30 pm

Free public reading with poet and author Alberto Rios, the 2009 Distinguished Visiting Writer

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February 26, 2009 | 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Sina Queyras and Lisa Robertson launch new books in Calgary: Queyras's Expressway and Robertson's Magenta Soul Whip

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February 9, 2009 | 7:30 pm

Lynn Coady, 2008-09 University of Alberta Writer-in-Residence, reads from her acclaimed novel, Mean Boy, and her new novel, Hyperborea.

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February 5, 2009 | 7:00 pm

Charlotte Gill, 2008-09 Writer-in-Residence, Marina Endicott, and Tom Wharton appear on February 5 in conversation.

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October 18, 2008 | 11:30 am

Jaspreet Singh, the 2006-2007 Writer-in-Residence, reads at Location/Dislocation as part of the 2008 WordFest.

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October 17, 2008 | 1:00 pm

2008-09 Writer-in-Residence Charlotte Gill reads at a 2008 WordFest event, Celebrating the Small Press.

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September 10, 2008 | 8:30 pm

The CDWP celebrates the residencies of two of its writers-in-residence with a free public reading. Gill will read from her award-winning short story collection, Ladykiller, and Queyras will read from a selection of new work written during her residency.

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June 19, 2008 | 8:30 pm

Sina Queyras, the 2007-2008 Canadian Writer-in-Residence, launches Nineteen Short Stories by Samuel Beckett, a chapbook written during her residency. 

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May 22, 2008 | 8:30 pm

Jaspreet Singh launches his first novel: CHEF.

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February 11, 2008 | 7:30 pm

rob mclennan, 2007 - 2008 University of Alberta Writer-in-Residence, reads new poems and from Missing Persons, his novel-in-progress. 

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September 26, 2007 | 8:30 pm

Derek Walcott, Nobel Laureate in Literature, reads from a collection of poetry as the 2007 Distinguished Visiting Writer.

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September 13, 2007 | 8:30 pm

Sina Queyras reads from her award-winning poetry collection, Lemon Hound, and her new novel, and Jaspreet Singh reads from a selection of work written during his residency.

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