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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 Awardwinner

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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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

Jul. 30 2015 In co-operation with KulturKontakt Austria, the Austrian Federal Chancellery makes available 50 residencies in Austria (Vienna and Salzburg) for the year 2016. The residency is designed to offer an... More

Jul. 15 2015  Founding The Writers' Union of Canada: An Oral History – Get your copy today! –  In celebration of the Union's 40th anniversary, The Writers' Union of Canada, with... More

Jun. 30 2015 CANSCAIP (Canadian Society of Children’s Authors, Illustrators and Performers), in partnership with The Writers' Union of Canada, is pleased to accept submissions by unpublished writers for the 18th... More