June 4th 2020
Announcement of the 2020 Alberta Literary Awards
The 2020 Alberta Literary Awards
The Writers’ Guild of Alberta is pleased to announce the winners of the 2020 Alberta Literary Awards. This year’s award winners were announced in an online video release on June 4th. The video is available to watch on our Facebook page and YouTube channel. This celebration marks the 38th anniversary of the Alberta Literary Awards and brought together writers from across Alberta.The Alberta Literary Awards were created by the Writers’ Guild of Alberta in 1982 to recognize excellence in writing by Alberta authors. This year, jurors deliberated over 220 submissions to select winners in the following eight categories.
Thursday, Oct. 3 – 2019
6:30 – 8 p.m.
Jaspreet Singh, who speaks almost five languages, will host local writers who engage with two or more languages in their work, including Helen Hajnoczky (Hungarian), paulo da costa (Portuguese), Sharanpal Ruprai (Punjabi) and Trent Fox (Stoney Nakoda).
|Central – Central Library – Level 0 – 0-13||Thursday, Oct. 3
6:30 – 8 p.m.
Toronto, Monday, April 3 2017 – 18h30 na casa do Alentejo
Casa do Alentejo de Toronto, 1130 Dupont St, Toronto, ON M6H 2A2, Canada
- Segunda-feira, 3 de April at 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
A Coordenação do Ensino Português no Canadá e o Núcleo de Leitura da Casa do Alentejo de Toronto convidam para a apresentação do livro «O Perfume da Mentira» de paulo da costa
paulo da costa nasceu em Luanda, Angola e cresceu em Portugal. Reside na Ilha de Vancouver no Canadá e o seu primeiro livro de contos, The Scent of a Lie foi galardoado com o Caribbean & Canada Commonwealth Writers Prize 2003 – First Book, o 2002 W.O. Mitchell City of Calgary Book Prize e o conto principal com o Prémio do Conto da editora Canongate na Escócia. A sua ficção e poesia estão representadas em diversas publicações espalhadas por cinco continentes. Alguns desses trabalhos foram traduzidos para Italiano, Mandarim, Esloveno, Espanhol, Servo e Português.
Esta sessão, em português, contará com a presença do autor.
Lisbon, Thursday 21 January 2016 – 19h30 at Bookshop Bivar
In Lisbon – An evening of readings by award-winning writer
paulo da costa
Thursday 21 January 19h30 at Bookshop Bivar
Rua de Ponta Delgada 34A, 1000-243 Lisbon, Portugal
paulo da costa: writer, editor and translator living on the West Coast of Canada. www.paulodacosta.com
Alisa Gordaneer: Poet, writer, teacher, journalist, Victoria BC
Still Hungry, (2015, Signature Editions)
Nanaimo – January 27 2015 WordStorm Reading Series
paulo da costa, Renee Saklikar and Dennis E. Bolen
Demeter’s Coffee Vault
499 Wallace Street, Nanaimo, BC
WordsThaw 2014 – Victoria’s Annual Spring Symposium – February 20 – 22
An Intellectual Icebreaker at the Cusp of Spring
Friday, February 21, 7:30 p.m. (doors at 7:00 p.m.)
Words on Ice: Evolution of the Author Rm. 240, Human & Social Development Building, University of Victoria An evening of readings by writers at different stages of their careers: paulo da costa, Cynthia Flood, Phil Hall, Anita Lahey, David Leach, Daphne Marlatt, Miranda Pearson, and Benjamin Willems Hosted by John Barton and Yvonne Blomer Co-organized with Planet Earth Poetry WordsThaw Pass or Evening Ticket required. Regular evening ticket price (at door): $10
Student/Friend of the Malahat evening ticket price (at door): $5 All attendees at Words on Ice will receive a free copy of our upcoming issue, #185 Winter 2013.
Freehand Spring Launch (featuring paulo da costa and Ali Bryan)
Type Books – 883 Queen Street West, Toronto
Join us for this evening of words … this is the place where the book magic happens !!!
Calgary – Thursday, April 25 – 6:00 pm
paulo da costa – Book Launch and fS Magazine’s 20th Anniversary
20th Anniversary Collective Retrospective
DATE: Thursday, April 25, 2013
TIME: 6 pm-late
VENUE: Kensington Legion, Royal Kensington Room (1910 Kensington Rd NW)
$: Pay What You May (at the door)
Celebrate 20 years of pushing the limits of literature with the filling Station collective, past and present!
With 7 pm Book Launches By:
paulo da costa – The Green and Purple Skin of the World (Freehand Books) – 7 pm
Jacqueline Turner – The Ends of the Earth (ECW Press) – 8 pm
Jonathan Ball – The Politics of Knives (Coach House Books) – 9 pm
And Readings By:
Braydon Beaulieu derek beaulieu Chris Blais Caitlynn Cummings Jasmine Elliott Jon R. Flieger Jocelyn Grosse Jill Hartman Colleen Hemsing Mark Hopkins Jani Krulc Marc Lynch Colin Martin Tom Muir Émilie Parks Natalie Simpson Angelo Tembreza
Emily Ursuliak Natascia Vervena jonathon Wilcke Julia Williams Steph Wong Ken & more!
Victoria – Saturday, May 4th – 3.00 pm
Spring 2013 – Book Launches & Readings
Calgary, Toronto, Vancouver and Victoria
Vancouver – Wednesday, May 8th 2013 Incite Reading Series
an evening with paulo da costa, Shyam Selvadurai and Colin McAdam
Award-winning authors: Colin McAdam reading from A Beautiful Truth, paulo de costa reading from The Green and Purple Skin of the World and Shyam Selvadurai reading from his latest, The Hungry Ghosts.
7:30 pm Wednesday – May 8th, Free
Alice MacKay Room, Vancouver Central Library
350 West Georgia Street,
June 28th – 2013 Ilha do Pico
28 sexta 12:30 Salão Nobre, Paços do Concelho da Madalena
A Arquitetura da Identidade Multicultural – Para lá do Hóquei no Gelo e das Touradas
28 sexta 21:30 Salão Nobre, Paços do Concelho da Madalena
Lançamento do livro “O Perfume da Mentira”
29 sábado, a partir das 15h participa no projeto ATLANTES – Das Ilhas às Comunidades (Palco da Praça e Jardim dos Maroiços, Madalena)