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Jun. 19 2013
E writer in residence – Young Voices: creative writing with teensOff-site, Oct 26 – November 23, 2013Remuneration: $3,500 Toronto Public Library invites applications from creative writers for the Young Voices fall 2013 E Writer in Residence position. The residency is designed to... Read More
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Jun. 18 2013
For Immediate Release Canada’s Historical Information for Sale? – Library and Archives Canada digitization deal needs clarification –  Toronto, June 18, 2013 – The Writers’ Union of Canada (TWUC) is calling on both Library and Archives Canada (LAC) and... Read More
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Jun. 11 2013
Canada’s Writers Lose Another Potential Market for Books– McArthur & Co. closure leaves many questions unanswered – Toronto, June 11, 2013 – The Writers Union of Canada is extremely concerned for the authors whose work and rights were placed with McArthur &... Read More
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Jun. 11 2013
WINNERS ANNOUNCED FOR THE 2012 DANUTA GLEED LITERARY AWARD   Toronto, June 11, 2013 The Writers’ Union of Canada announced today that Rebecca Lee is the recipient of the $10,000 first prize in the 16th annual Danuta Gleed... Read More
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Jun. 3 2013
 The Writers' Union of Canada Votes to Consider Self-Publishing as a Professional Credit Referendum on Membership Criteria to be Held Ottawa, June 1, 2013 – In a unanimous vote, members of The Writers’ Union of Canada (TWUC) attending their 40th Anniversary annual general meeting... Read More
May. 27 2013
The Ontario Arts Council is a publicly funded arm’s-length agency of Ontario’s Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport.  OAC’s primary purpose is to award grants to Ontario professional artists and arts organizations. LITERATURE OFFICER5 Year Renewable TermSalary Range: $62... Read More
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May. 22 2013
Join TWUC members Brian Dedora, Sonja Greckol, Maureen Hunes, Elizabeth Ruth, and more for a night of Lorca inspired readings! When: Tuesday June 4, 2013 at 7pmWhere: Library, Hart House, University of TorontoWho: Hosted by Ronna Bloom from U of T'... Read More
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May. 21 2013
19-YEAR-OLD CHLOE HOGAN-WEIHMANN’S “NIGHT CAFÉ” WINS $2,500 CASH PRIZE – WRITERS’ UNION OF CANADA’S 20TH ANNUAL SHORT PROSE COMPETITION Toronto, May 21, 2013 - The Writers' Union of Canada is pleased to announce that Chloe Hogan-Weihmann has won... Read More
May. 20 2013
In the Winter 2013 issue of Write Magazine, TWUC member and intellectual property lawyer, Jeananne Kathol Kirwin, provided TWUC members with a detailed update of the state of creator copyright in Canada, including reference to the Copyright Modernization Act and recent Supreme Court decisions. Ms.... Read More
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May. 14 2013
Toronto, May 13, 2013 – The Writers' Union of Canada is pleased to announce the short list of nominees for the sixteenth annual DANUTA GLEED LITERARY AWARD. The Award recognizes the best first English-language collection of short fiction by a Canadian author... Read More

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