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Publishing 2.0 - Tips & Traps Workshop

TWUC's professional development workshop series, Publishing 2.0 - Tips & Traps, is now available as a video. Purchase online for only $9.99!


Canadian Writers Working Harder While Earning Less

Today's writers make 27% less for their work than in 1998. Read the full report from the Union's latest income survey of Canadian writers.


The 2014 Danuta Gleed Literary Award Winner

Congratulations to Rivka Galchen, winner of Canada’s pre-eminent award for the best first Canadian collection of short fiction in the English language.


Announcing the 2015 Short Prose Competition winners

Congratulations to Pamela van der Woude, the winner of the 2015 Short Prose Competition.


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Jan. 5 2016 The Writers’ Union of Canada today published an open letter to Canada's publishers as part of a global effort by author groups to address outdated contract terms in the agreements between authors and... More

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Dec. 15 2015 The Writers' Union of Canada is pleased to launch its 23rd Annual Short Prose Competition for Developing Writers, which invites writers to submit a piece of fiction or non-fiction of up to 2,500... More

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Dec. 1 2015 The Writers’ Union of Canada and the Gleed family are pleased to announce the jury for the $10,000 Danuta Gleed Literary Award, Canada’s pre-eminent award for the best first Canadian collection of... More

Sep. 1 2015 The Sage Hill Writing Experience, a renowned summer residential writing workshop, is currently seeking a new Executive Director. For a detailed description of the position, please see the Sage Hill... More