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BIPOC Writers Connect Application

BIPOC Writers Connect: Mentorship, Networking, Training is open to Black, Indigenous, and racialized writers who have had a minimum of one published piece of writing (e.g. an article or short story in an online newspaper, school paper, or magazine), and who currently have a work-in-progress (fiction, nonfiction, or poetry) to submit for manuscript evaluation. Members and staff of The Writers' Union of Canada are not eligible to apply. Applicants must be 18 or older by October 30, 2019.

This intensive half-day event includes

  • one-on-one time for feedback with a professional writer who has reviewed your work in advance;
  • panel discussions with literary industry professionals;
  • grant-writing workshop; and
  • networking opportunities (refreshments included).

Get full details on the event page

Applications are now closed. Successful applicants will be notified by August 2019.