Literary Arts

The AFA encourages and supports the development of Albertan literary artists and arts organizations and the creation of literary works by Alberta artists. The AFA does this through direct grants to writers, support of literary festivals and organizations, and grants to assist in the promotion of Albertan literature nationally and overseas.

Alberta’s rich literary community is evident through Alberta’s prolific and varied number of writers, playwrights and literary festivals. Explore the number of ways you can enjoy and experience Alberta’s rich literary arts community!

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Alberta
Alberta Magazine Publishers Association
Alberta Playwrights' Network
Alberta Romance Writers'Association
Book Publishers Association of Alberta
Calgary Spoken Word Festival
Canadian Authors Association – Alberta Branch
Creative Non-Fiction Collective
The Writers' Guild of Alberta
The Young Alberta Book Society

National Organizations
Access Copyright
Canadian Children's Book Centre
Canadian Society of Children's Authors, Illustrators & Performers
Crime Writers of Canada
League of Canadian Poetry
Playwrights Guild of Canada
Professional Writers Association of Canada
SF Canada
Writers' Guild of Canada
Writers' Trust of Canada
Writers' Union of Canada


AFA News

The AFA's Narrative Quest Exhibition - Tokyo Embassy of Canada’s Prince Takamado Gallery!

The AFA’s Narrative Quest Exhibition will be showing at the Tokyo Embassy of Canada’s Prince Takamado Gallery! Opening Dec. 3, 2014! ...

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Arts Impact Alberta 2014

The AFA is pleased to announce the release of Arts Impact Alberta 2014: Ripple Effects from the Arts Sector. See how the arts sector impacted Alberta ...

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Alberta Future Leaders hiring Arts Mentors

We’re looking for Arts Mentors who are self-motivated with excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills. Your involvement in the ...

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AFA Art Collection E-Cards Are Available!

Send a friend or loved one an E-card with amazing artwork from the AFA art collection! Send one of 12 amazing works representing the excellence and di...

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AFA pledges $50,000 to Alberta Arts Flood Rebuild Fund

The Alberta Foundation for the Arts (AFA) has pledged $50,000 in matching funding for individual donations to the Alberta Arts Flood Rebuild Fund. The...

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Alberta Arts Flood Rebuild

Donors interested in helping artists and arts organizations impacted by the recent southern Alberta floods can have their donations to the Alberta Art...

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AFA Splash Contest

Congratulations to our AFA Splash Prize Winners! Following a lengthy public voting period that saw over 2400 votes, we have our three prize winners! ...

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Art Opportunities

New West Theatre Hiring Artistic Director

New West Theatre invites applications for the part time position of Artistic Director. As the premier performing arts organization in Southern Alberta...

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Cinecoup Take 2: Call for Submissions

An exciting opportunity for Canadian filmmakers is back, that will be of great value and interest to members of your organization! Fresh from the succ...

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New Visual Arts Residencies at The Banff Centre

The Banff Centre is offering a number of visual arts residencies in the fall and winter terms....

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Alberta Avenue Storytelling Workshops

Do you live in the Alberta Avenue area or nearby? Interested in meeting new people through sharing and listening to stories? Join us for weekly drop i...

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Francis Winspear Centre for Music & Edmonton Symphony Orchestra Seeks Guest Services Customer Service Representatives

As a Guest Services CSR, you fill one of the most pivotal roles in our organization since you are one of the first points of contact between the Winsp...

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