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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.

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
  • Access to dedicated staff for contract advice and grievance assistance

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Writers Around the World Support Legal Action Against Internet Archive

The Writers’ Union of Canada (TWUC) has joined a US Authors Guild amicus brief filing in United States District Court, supporting the lawsuit of four prominent US...

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Debut novel publication/Journey Prize longlist

Susan Sanford Blades

Susan Sanford Blades' debut novel, Fake It So Real (Nightwood) was published in October, 2020. One of the chapters from the novel was also included in the Journey Prize Stories 32: The Best of Canada's New Writers.

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