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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.

Emma Donoghue

Novelist, Short Story Writer, Screenwriter

In such an odd and isolated profession as writing, the advice, support, and solidarity offered by TWUC is invaluable.

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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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Retiring

Jim Smith

Jim is retiring after 23 wonderful years as a civil trial counsel at the Ministry of the Attorney General. Maybe now he'll get that novel done!

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