News & Events

Event
Oct. 25 2018
Writers of all levels are invited to learn the dos and don'ts of navigating the public funding landscape with representatives from the Toronto Arts Council, Ontario Arts Council, and Canada Council for the Arts.   Meet Stephanie Azoulay (Program Officer, Literature, Explore & Create, Canada... Read More
Event
Oct. 23 2018
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 – 6:30pm Glad Day Bookshop499 Church Street, Toronto The reading is PWYC (suggested $3-$5) and features a Q&A with the writers afterward. Books and refreshments are available for sale. Venue is accessible. Literary readings by: Rocco de Giacomo Priya Ramsingh... Read More
Press Release
Oct. 22 2018
For Immediate Release A 27% drop in last three years suggests educational copying is devastating writers’ livelihoods. The Writers’ Union of Canada (TWUC) today released the results of its 2018 income survey report. Entitled Diminishing Returns:... Read More
Call for Applications
Oct. 10 2018
Access Copyright’s Board of Directors play an integral role in ensuring the organization can carry out its social mission to facilitate content use for educational and professional purposes while ensuring that the original creators and publishers also benefit, so that they can continue creating new... Read More
Call for Applications
Oct. 10 2018
Is your organization involved in an upcoming event in Canada that seeks to expose Canadians to literary or artistic works? Perhaps you are planning a professional-development event for writers, visual artists, publishers and other cultural professionals? If so, your organization may be eligible to... Read More
Press Release
Oct. 3 2018
For Immediate Release The Writers’ Union of Canada (TWUC) is pleased with the cultural implications of the new USMCA, and congratulates the Government of Canada on its unwavering support for Canada’s cultural workers during trade negotiations. The extension of the copyright term of protection to 70... Read More
Press Release
Sep. 13 2018
For Immediate Release The Writers’ Union of Canada (TWUC) is delighted with the results of this week’s European Parliament vote on a pathway to strong new laws for writers and other artistic creators in the internet age. The Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market passed with... Read More
Event
Aug. 27 2018
Wednesday, September 12, 2018 – 6:30pm Literary readings by  Mehri Yalfani Maia Caron Clementine Morrigan Emily Sanford with special guest speaker Poet and editor Bardia Sinaee on “How to Read a Poem” Glad Day Bookshop499 Church Street, Toronto PWYC (suggested $3-$5); Q&A with the writers... Read More
Call for Applications
Aug. 13 2018
A professional writer and/or storyteller is sought for the position of Writer/Storyteller‑in-Residence at the University of Manitoba's Centre for Creative Writing and Oral Culture. The three-month residency, from September 4 to December 4, 2019, will require the successful candidate to spend... Read More
Press Release
Jul. 30 2018
For Immediate Release This month, Canada’s copyright licensing agency, Access Copyright, filed a Statement of Defence and Counterclaim in litigation launched against it by Ontario school boards and Ministries of Education from most provinces. The education sector launched this litigation earlier... Read More

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