2017-2018 Program: Favourite Authors

Unless otherwise noted, meetings are held Tuesdays at the Calgary Memorial Park Library, Lower Level, 1221 – 2 St SW.  We regularly meet only four months a year:

Fall session: October and November
Spring session: March and April

There can be exceptions, such as our September 2017 event!

For information on joining us as a guest, check our Page, JOIN US

NOTE: Special Event September 28, 2017

CWLC is hosting author Gail Bowen (2:00 – 3:00 pm, Memorial Park Library, lower level). This is an event for members only. See WordFest.com for Gail Bowen’s public event September 26.


October 2017 Presenting a paper on author:
3 Dolores Duval Ross King
10 Lillian Tickles Carol Shields
17 Moorea Gray Stephan G. Stephansson
24 Flora Spackman Orson Scott Card
31 Shawna Mattison Haruki Murakami
November 2017
7 Robin Stanford William Gibson
14 Wilda Dow Amy Tan
21 Guest Bruce Hunter:
CPL Writer-in-Residence
tuesday, december 2
Winter Party (members only)
March 2018
6 Janet Halls Elena Ferrante
13 Mavis Martienson Mary Higgins Clark
20 Sandra Ens Jane Urquhart
27 Guest Denise Chong:
U of C  Writer-in-Residence
April 2018
3 Anne-Marie Duma Tony Hillerman
10 Lyn Koltutsky Emily Carr
17 Marcia Century Donna Leon
25 Closing Luncheon and AGM



Literary Presentation Guidelines:

  • Presentation should be a minimum of 30 – 35 minutes in length;
  • Emphasis should be on the literary aspects of the work; influences on the author; the author’s life and times; and appropriate quotations from the body of work;
  • The paper should address at least four or five books;
  • The presenter should prepare two or three significant questions relating to their paper for general discussion following the presentation if time allows;
  • The presenter should provide a summary, maximum one page, electronically and/or on paper, to the secretary for inclusion in the Glenbow archives and on the CWLC website.