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  • Tuesday, September 24, 2013 - 6:00pm to Sunday, September 29, 2013 - 4:00pm

    As part of Phantom Wing, CDWP Writer-in-Residence Sara Tilley is collaborating with Calgary artists Sarah Smalik and Jamie Tea to create INFESTATION, a performance and installation collaboration in the soon-to-be-demolished wing of the King Edward School.

  • Friday, September 13, 2013 - 7:30pm

    The Calgary Distinguished Writers Program presents Hello/Goodbye, an event that welcomes multidisciplinary writer Sara Tilley as the 2013-14 Canadian Writer-in-Residence, and celebrates the completion of Deborah Willis' CDWP residency.

  • Tuesday, March 12, 2013 - 7:30pm

    University of Alberta Writer-in-Residence Marina Endicott switches campuses to read from her novel-in-progress Hughtopia and speak on how public writing – book club visitations, writers’ festivals, and even being a writer-in-residence – feeds into or disrupts the writing process. 

  • Thursday, February 14, 2013 - 7:30pm

    The Calgary Distinguished Writers Program has the privilege of bringing this Booker Prize-winning Queen of CanLit to MacEwan Hall on Valentine’s Day, where she will deliver a reading with commentary, followed by a Q&A and book signing, as our 2012-13 Distinguished Visiting Writer.

  • Saturday, February 2, 2013 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

    A pioneer of Calgary's punk music scene.

    The 2012 Colophon Prize winner.

    A GG-nominated short story master.

     Any questions?

  • Tuesday, January 22, 2013 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

    A discussion addressing the writing life, the world of publishing, and what it means to be an advocate of the literary arts.

  • Saturday, October 13, 2012 - 3:30pm

    Deborah Willis reads at WordFest's Saturday Sampler in Banff.

  • Thursday, September 13, 2012 - 7:30pm

    The Calgary Distinguished Writers Program presents Hello Goodbye, an event that welcomes GG-nominated fiction writer Deborah Willis as the 2012-13 Canadian Writer-in-Residence, and celebrates the completion of Jeramy Dodds’ CDWP residency

  • Wednesday, March 14, 2012 - 7:30pm

    The Calgary Distinguished Writers Program brings poet Billy Collins to Calgary as the 2012 Calgary Distinguished Visiting Writer.

  • Thursday, March 8, 2012 - 7:30pm

    The Calgary Distinguished Writers Program in the Faculty of Arts at the University of Calgary, presents a free evening of stories under a full moon from Richard Van Camp, University of Alberta Writer-in-Residence.

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