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2016 Canadian Writers' Summit

Step inside the world of writing! June 15–19, Harbourfront Centre in Toronto

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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.

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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!

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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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Latest News

Apr. 15 2016 The Creative Writing Program at the University of British Columbia invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Poetry to begin January 1, 2017. Requirements... More

Apr. 15 2016 The Creative Writing Program at the University of British Columbia invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Writing for Children and Young Adults to begin... More

Mar. 8 2016 The latest issue of Write, the magazine of The Writers' Union of Canada, is out! Non-members can see a sneak peek of the issue here. Get a preview of the Canadian Writers' Summit, find out... More

Press Release

Feb. 26 2016 Toronto – Canada’s professional authors are extremely disappointed with the recent decision of the Copyright Board around the copying of published works in K–12 schools. The Writers’ Union of Canada... More