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How can I find out about Calgary Distinguished Writers Program news and events?

There are several ways to get up-to-date CDWP news and events information: join our mailing list, check our events page, or contact Caitlyn Spencer at 403.220.8177 or


Are all CDWP events free?

In the generous spirit the program promotes, all CDWP events are free and open to the public.


How do I book a consultation with the Canadian Writer-in-Residence?

The Calgary Distinguished Writers Program offers Alberta writers a unique opportunity to meet with experienced Canadian writers-in-residence on an individual basis to discuss their writing. These consultations are free and open to all writers in Alberta. To book a manuscript consultation with our current writer-in-residence, please fill out the form here.


How do I apply for the Canadian Writer-in-Residence position?

For application guidelines click here.