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The 2015 Danuta Gleed Shortlist

Announcing the 2015 Danuta Gleed Literary Award shortlist, Canada’s pre-eminent award for the best first Canadian collection of short fiction in the English language.


2015 OnWords Conference and AGM

TWUC's 2015 Conference and AGM is taking place May 28 - 31 in Winnipeg, MB. Guaranteed a fun and informative weekend!


Announcing the Union's Equity Policy

The Union has established an Equity Policy to affirm our commitment to creating a community reflective of the diversity of Canadian writers.


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Press Release

May. 4 2015 May 4, 2015 For Immediate Release SHORT LIST ANNOUNCED FOR THE 2014 DANUTA GLEED LITERARY AWARD The Writers' Union of Canada is pleased to announce the short list of nominees for the eighteenth... More

Mar. 25 2015 Writer in Residence Position – FrenchToronto Reference Library, October – November, 2015Remuneration: $8,000 for two-month term In recognition of the 400th anniversary of the French presence in... More

Press Release

Mar. 24 2015 Toronto Public Library Ends Used-Book Purchase Program TWUC presents author concerns to the TPL Board  The Writers’... More

Feb. 25 2015 With funding from the Ontario Arts Council’s Compass Program and the guidance and collaboration of professional facilitator Catherine Smalley and the assistance of arts consultant Jennifer Murray,... More