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Finished your first manuscript? Part way through a promising work-in-progress? Have a great idea for a story? Getting published can be a challenge, but TWUC is here to help. Read our free Getting Published FAQs to understand your next steps.

Sarah Tsiang

Poet and Children’s Writer

The Writers' Union of Canada offers more than just support for reading fees and informative newsletters. The Union works to create a more educated and empowered community of writers, and that benefits the entire country.

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HOW TWUC SUPPORTS OUR MEMBERS

  • Powerful advocacy in support of writers’ rights
  • Connection with a community of professional writers across the country
  • Increased income opportunities through public and school readings programs
  • Free professional development resources and how-to guides
  • Access to dedicated staff for contract advice and grievance assistance

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Short List Announced for the 2020 Danuta Gleed Literary Award

The Writers' Union of Canada is pleased to announce the short list of nominees for the twenty-fourth annual DANUTA GLEED LITERARY AWARD. The Award recognizes the best first...

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Eleonore Schönmaier Eyelands Book Awards Finalist

Eleonore Schönmaier

Dust Blown Side of the Journey (McGill-Queen's University Press) by Eleonore Schönmaier is a finalist in the international Eyelands Book Awards in the published book category.

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