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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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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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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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Winners Announced: Danuta Gleed Literary Award

The Writers' Union of Canada is pleased to announce Paul Carlucci as the winner of the 17th annual Danuta Gleed Literary Award.

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Aug. 7 2014 The Writers’ Union of Canada (TWUC) calls on both main players in the negotiation between online retailer Amazon.com and book publisher Hachette Book Group to work in good faith toward an immediate... More

Aug. 5 2014 Earlier this year, the Union shared over our Twitter account (@twuc) the top 10 reasons why people have joined the Union: Community, Advocacy, Solidarity, Career Support, Professional Development,... More

Jun. 17 2014 The Canadian Senior Artist Resource Network invites submissions for its Mentorship Program. This program offers a unique opportunity for senior artists (over 60) to participate in a one-on-one... More

Jun. 5 2014 E writer in residence – Young Voices: creative writing with teensOff-site, Oct 14 – December 12, 2014Remuneration: $7,000 Toronto Public Library invites applications from creative... More