News & Events

Press Release
Jul. 30 2018
For Immediate Release This month, Canada’s copyright licensing agency, Access Copyright, filed a Statement of Defence and Counterclaim in litigation launched against it by Ontario school boards and Ministries of Education from most provinces. The education sector launched this litigation earlier... Read More
Call for Applications
Jul. 30 2018
The Creative Writing Program at the University of British Columbia invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position to begin July 1, 2019. Requirements include: graduate degree ((Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing preferred, but a combination of a post-graduate... Read More
Call for Applications
Jul. 30 2018
The Creative Writing Program at the University of British Columbia invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position to begin July 1, 2019. Requirements include: graduate degree (Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing preferred, but a combination of a post-graduate... Read More
Jul. 10 2018
(le français suit) A settlement was reached between Copibec and Université Laval in the context of a class action concerning copyrights. This agreement may affect your rights whether you act or not. Please read this notice carefully. THE CLASS ACTION On February 8, 2017,... Read More
Event
Jun. 25 2018
Brockton Writers Series Wednesday, July 11, 2018 – 6:30pm Literary readings by Vanessa McGowan Chang Liu Arielle Twist Kiley May with special guest speaker book editor Scott Fraser on “Understanding Acquisitions: What Authors Should Consider When Pitching Their Book.” Location: Glad Day... Read More
Press Release
Jun. 19 2018
For Immediate Release The Writers’ Union of Canada (TWUC) congratulates all parties in the amicable settlement of a class action copyright infringement suit between Laval University and Copibec, Quebec’s collective licensing agency. Despite widespread unlicensed copying throughout most of Canada’s... Read More
Press Release
Jun. 8 2018
For Immediate Release   The Writers' Union of Canada is pleased to announce that Jo Hatherly has won the $2,500 cash prize for its 25th annual Short Prose Competition for Emerging Writers, for the best story under 2,500 words, with her piece “Running in Circles.” In addition, the... Read More
Press Release
Jun. 7 2018
For Immediate Release TORONTO – The Writers’ Union of Canada announced this evening that Norma Dunning is the recipient of the $10,000 first prize in the 21st annual Danuta Gleed Literary Award, recognizing the best first collection of short fiction by a Canadian author published... Read More
Call for Applications
May. 28 2018
The Writers' Union of Canada is Canada’s national organization representing professional authors of books. The Union is seeking a professional writer to research and write a “How-to” booklet on legacy and estate planning for writers. The booklet will provide information for authors with published... Read More
Call for Applications
May. 28 2018
The Writers' Union of Canada is Canada’s national organization representing professional authors of books. The Union is seeking a professional writer to research and write a “How-to” booklet providing advice for writers about taxes. The booklet should, at a minimum, address: Advice regarding... Read More

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