Calgary Arts Development’s classified listing is a free service for Calgary’s arts community. All content for the classifieds is user-submitted. Calgary Arts Development makes no endorsement to any agency, organization, corporation or individual who submits listings. We trust our readers to use their own judgement when responding to ads. Calgary Arts Development believes that artists should be paid for their work. For job postings and open calls, please share salary ranges or payment. Please note that ads for jobs outside of Calgary and area may not be posted. Announcements October 7, 2022 Call for Nominations Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee Medal The Writers’ Guild of Alberta, on behalf of the Province of Alberta, is administering the literary portion of the Queen Elizabeth II Platinum Jubilee Medal. The purpose of this award is to acknowledge Alberta writers who have demonstrated significant contribution to Alberta’s literary community. Up to 15 literary medals will be awarded. We are seeking nominations from the community for this award. Deadline: October 31, 2022 Criteria are: The nominee should be living as of February 6, 2022. The nominee should be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident in Canada, living in Alberta or having spent a significant portion of their writing life in Alberta. The nominee should be a prominent contributing voice in their literary community. The nominee’s activities should have made a significant positive contribution to the local literary landscape. We encourage the nominations of marginalized and Indigenous individuals. Nominators may choose to indicate if the nominee self-identifies as a member of a marginalized or Indigenous community. Nominations are to consist of: Name and contact information of nominator. Full contact information of nominee (mailing address, phone number, email address). Letter of recommendation from one Alberta writer who is not the nominator. A resume or bibliography of the nominee’s key literary accomplishments (maximum 2 pages). A summary, between 500 – 1,000 words, outlining why the nominee should be considered for this award. Please note the following additional requirements: The nominee is not to be advised that they are under consideration. Self-nominations will not be accepted. The award is for individuals; groups or couples will not be considered. This award is intended to represent literary contributions and innovation; it is not a requirement for the nominee to have a longstanding career. The applications will be considered by a committee appointed by the board of directors of the Writers’ Guild of Alberta who will make recommendations to the board. All decisions of the board of directors will be final. If sufficient suitable nominations are not received, the number of awards may be reduced at the sole discretion of the board of directors of the WGA. The deadline for nominations to be received in the WGA Edmonton office is October 31, 2022. For more information and to make nominations visit the form writersguild.ca/call-for-nominations. Please contact the WGA at firstname.lastname@example.org for any questions regarding submitting nominations.