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Getting published

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.
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Lawrence Hill
Lawrence Hill
Novelist, Essayist, Memoirist
The Writers’ Union is a valuable and indispensable organization that deserves the support of writers across Canada.

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
  • Be paid to mentor, or be mentored by, another writer through the Union's Mentorship Microgrants
  • Access to dedicated staff for contract advice and grievance assistance
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Upcoming Webinars

The Writers' Union of Canada presents webinars on a range of craft and business topics for writers. All TWUC webinars are closed captioned. Learn more about accessibility at the Union. The following webinars are open to the public; members of the Union can find special member-exclusive webinars and recordings in the TWUC Member Portal.



15 Feb

2:00 pm ET
11:00 am PT

Write It Off! Tax Strategies for Writers

Tune in for a session that promises to demystify the tax system for writers.

Member Announcement

Apr. 1 2022

Jennifer Falkner

I am pleased to announce the publication of the novella, Susanna Hall, Her Book, but Fish Gotta Swim Editions, this May 2022. From the publisher: It’s July, 1643, and Susanna Hall has just been told a visitor has arrived at New Place, Stratford-upon-Avon. Susanna, the widow of physician John…

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