Announcement (Alberta): 2017 Alberta Literary Awards Finalists – Writers’ Guild of Alberta

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Announcement (Alberta): 2017 Alberta Literary Awards Finalists – Writers’ Guild of Alberta

Alberta Literary Awards

The Writers’ Guild of Alberta (WGA) is excited to announce the finalists for the 2017 Alberta Literary Awards. Each year, the Alberta Literary Awards recognize and celebrate the highest standards of literary excellence from Alberta authors.

Winners will be announced and awards presented at the Alberta Literary Awards Gala on June 10, 2017 in the Lister Centre at the University of Alberta in Edmonton.

Theatre Alberta congratulates all finalists, and sends a special shout-out to the Gwen Pharis Ringwood Award for Drama shortlisted playwrights:

  • Ellen Close & Braden Griffiths* (Calgary) – My Family & Other Endangered Species
  • Mieko Ouchi (Edmonton) – I Am For You
  • Vern Thiessen** (Edmonton) – Of Human Bondage

For the complete list of finalists, please click here.

* Braden Griffiths is part of the #Artstrek2017 Instructor Team.
** Vern Thiessen’s VIMY is the #Artstrek2017 play-of-study.