The Writers Guild of Alberta (WGA) is thrilled to announce the finalists for the 2012 Alberta Literary Awards! The Alberta Literary Awards recognize and celebrate the highest standards of literary excellence from Alberta authors.
Awards jurors have deliberated 195 submissions to select 23 finalists in eight categories. Finalists represent extraordinary literary work written by Alberta authors and published in 2011.
The 2012 nominees for the Gwen Pharis Ringwood Award for Drama (Sponsored by Alberta Views) are:
- Nicole Moeller (Edmonton) — An Almost Perfect Thing
- Mieko Ouchi (Edmonton) — Nisei Blue, Alberta Theatre Projects
Winners will be announced and awards presented at the Alberta Book Awards Gala on Saturday June 9, 2012 in conjunction with Book Publishers Association of Alberta’s (BPAA) Alberta Book Publishing Awards. The celebration will take place in Calgary alongside the WGA’s 2012 Writers Conference.
Registration for the Awards Gala and Conference begin on April 16, 2012. For the full list of Award nominees, for more information or to register, please call 1-800-665-5354 or visit www.writersguild.ab.ca.