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Now Accepting Submissions for Danuta Gleed Literary Award

The Danuta Gleed Literary Award is Canada’s pre-eminent award for the best first Canadian collection of short fiction in the English language. Deadline: Jan. 15, 2015,

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Register now: Publishing 2.0 Workshop

TWUC's professional development workshop series, Publishing 2.0 - Tips & Traps is visiting five cities this Fall/Winter. Register now!

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Amazon.com-Hachette Dispute Bad for All Authors

TWUC’s thoughts on the ongoing fight between Hachette Book Group and Amazon.com. Resolve this before more authors get hurt.

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Letter from Canada

The Nobel Prize, the Canadian market for books, the educational royalty grab. TWUC's Letter from Canada in The Author magazine.

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Press Release

Nov. 18 2014 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

Nov. 17 2014 Writer in Residence Position – PoetryToronto Reference Library, February – May 2016 Remuneration: $16,000 for four-month term Toronto Public Library invites applications from... More

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Oct. 10 2014 Proposed Copyright Exception a Threat to Cultural Work and Freedom of Expression Canada needs fewer exceptions to its already weak copyright law, not more. Oct.10, 2014 – The Writers' Union... More

Event

Sep. 25 2014 Share with the Union why writing is important to you and be entered to win a pair of tickets to the Union's event with IFOA and one of two book prize packs! More information below.... More