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Dec. 12 2019 Ottawa — The Writers’ Union of Canada (TWUC) welcomes a recent ruling from the Copyright Board of Canada, which set rates for the large amount of copying done by post-secondary institutions in Canada... More

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Dec. 3 2019 The Writers’ Union of Canada (TWUC) calls on the new federal government to act immediately with repairs to a broken marketplace for Canadian books. Recent reports[i] indicate a 50% drop in sales for... More

Call for Applications

Nov. 25 2019 The Writers' Union of Canada invites submissions to its 27th annual Short Prose Competition for Emerging Writers. Unpublished works of fiction and nonfiction up to 2,500 words in English are eligible... More

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Nov. 11 2019 The Writers’ Union of Canada and the Gleed family are pleased to announce the jury for the $10,000 Danuta Gleed Literary Award, Canada’s pre-eminent award for the best first Canadian collection of... More