A morning workshop with internationally best-selling author Gail Anderson-Dargatz. We’ve all heard the phrase “write what you know” but writing fiction from real life isn’t easy. We worry about what mom will think. We worry if we have the right to tell the story, or write about a given location. We...
Awards & Competitions
The Writers' Union of Canada holds an annual literary award, Danuta Gleed Literary Award, for best first collection of short fiction, and an annual writing competition: Short Prose Competition for Developing Writers. The submission deadlines for the award and competitions remain the same each year.
Please send all Danuta Gleed submissions to the Toronto office:
600-460 Richmond St. W.,
Toronto, ON M5V 1Y1
Please note that competition results can take up to three months to be announced. Results will be posted on TWUC's website. Submissions will not be returned.
Please note: If the annual deadline for any of the competitions falls on a weekend or holiday, the deadline will roll onto the next business day. Please check indivdual contest webpages for current deadlines.