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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.

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The Union’s readings programs are an investment in present and future Canadian voices and their Canadian publishers.

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Winners Announced for the 24th Danuta Gleed Literary Award

The Writers’ Union of Canada announced today that Jack Wang is the recipient of the $10,000 first prize in the 24th annual Danuta Gleed Literary Award,...

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If, When, new poetry collection by Bren Simmers

Bren Simmers

Bren Simmers is pleased to announce the publication of her third book of poetry, If, When (Gaspereau Press 2021). These poems link the author’s contemporary experiences living in Squamish, British Columbia, with those of her great-grandparents, who lived in the nearby mining town of Britannia a...

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