Thursday, November 20, 2014

Christmas Cheer: Art Show and Poetry Reading

Please join members of Writers Beyond Borders as they read poetry in English and in another language of their choosing. Readers are: Melissa Lacroix, Therezihna Kennedy, Monika Igali, Ella Zeltserman, Leo Campos, Pierette Requier, Anna Mioduchowska, Ahmui Cheong, A.K. Rashid, and Jalal Barzanji.

Oxana Babkina, winner of Art Trends' artist of the year 2015 will be awarded $1,000.00 cash and the cover of the winter issue will be unveiled. Come by and have a glass of wine while mingling with Alberta's elite artists. Free to attend. You may even find the perfect gift for a loved one or friend.

Wine and Cheese reception
Saturday, November 292:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Art Trends Gallery | 6537 111 Street
Doors open at 2:00 pm, presentations start at 2:15 pm

More information on facebook.

Friday, September 05, 2014

How I’m Coming to Terms with Rejection

Many of us can identify with what's written by Zoran Vidić of Toronto. "How I'm Coming to Terms with Rejection", published on the "New Canadian Media" website, is a well-written account of the unending search for a job in our chosen field that many immigrants face in Canada. 

Friday, August 15, 2014

WBB page in Art Trends Magazine

Pardee is a constant supporter of Writers Beyond Borders. We have a page in Art Trends, the magazine she publishes. In the current issue, the WBB page features seven new books by our members. There is poetry, there is translation, travel writing, stories and even a study of music and identity. Flip to page 38 to read about them.

Saturday, January 25, 2014

New Executive Director of the Metro Cinema

Warmest congratulations go out to Julio Munoz, the new Executive Director of the Metro Cinema. Julio is a Brazilian film maker and founding member of Writers Beyond Borders. Read more about his new position here

Monday, January 20, 2014

Painting a book of Edmonton

Please join the opening reception of the "Paining a book of Edmonton" project. 

The multicultural art project, “Painting a book of Edmonton”, is organized by the Multicultural Artists group in cooperation with the Writers Beyond Borders writers' group and the Borderlines Writing Circle program. Having come from different countries and cultural backgrounds, the creative people of these groups met in Edmonton, and despite their diverse origins, have found a common passion for artistic creation. See attached poster. 

Opening Reception:
January 24, 6:00 to 8:00
The Art Habitat, 10217 - 106 Street

Exhibition is open Monday to Friday 12-5 pm

For more information contact Nataliya @

Hope to see you there!

Sunday, September 15, 2013

Glass Door Coffeehouse Series

Maitham Salman, WBB member will be reading on September 26 at Koffee Cafe. See attached poster for more details.

Thursday, September 05, 2013

Community Reporters Wanted

Culture Days is looking for community reporters to cover the festival! Check out their website and if you hurry, you can still apply to be one of those lucky reporters.

Send them a one-page proposal and a writing sample by September 12 to But before you do, read the entire ad for more information at

Good luck!