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Feb. 27 2019 The Writers’ Union of Canada (TWUC) is pleased to announce that Jael Richardson and the Festival of Literary Diversity (FOLD) share the 2019 Freedom to Read Award. The award is presented annually by... More

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Feb. 13 2019 Unauthorized “Controlled Digital Lending” is a violation of authors’ rights. The Writers’ Union of Canada (TWUC) has joined with 36 other creator, publisher, and agent groups in an... More

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Jan. 23 2019 Unlicensed lending of scanned books violates authors’ rights, and damages the marketplace.   The Writers’ Union of Canada (TWUC) joins with our partner organizations, the U.S. Authors Guild... More


Dec. 5 2018 The Writers' Union of Canada (TWUC) is pleased to launch its 26th Annual Short Prose Competition for Emerging Writers, which invites Canadian writers to submit a piece of fiction or nonfiction of up... More