News & Events

Apr. 2 2013
The Literature Section of the Toronto Heliconian Club seeks to appoint a writer-in-residence for a one year period. Desirable applicants are women at the beginning or mid-point of a career in writing (fiction, non-fiction, poetry), editing or journalism.A writer-in-residence will be expected to... Read More
Mar. 27 2013
In October, 2012, Vancouver-based D&M Publishers Inc. filed a Notice of Intention to Make a Proposal under the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act.  We have since then made reports to members as the company struggled to put together a plan that could see this important publisher survive in some form... Read More
Press Release
Mar. 20 2013
  Chilling “Code of Conduct” at Library and Archives Canada Canada’s Authors Stand WithFederal Library Workers   For immediate release  Toronto, March 20, 2013 – The Writers’ Union of Canada (TWUC) joins several other organizations, including the ... Read More
Feb. 28 2013
Click the pdf link below for a Draft Agenda for the OnWords Conference and Annual General Meeting, Fast Forward @ 40 May 30 - June 2, 2013. Hope to see you in Ottawa! Read More
Feb. 27 2013
Click the PDF link below for full information about The Albert at Bay Suite Hotel in Ottawa. TWUC 40th Anniversary AGM suites come at a special conference rate of $143.00 per night, which includes a queen bed, a sofa bed, full kitchen and office working area. Read More
Feb. 26 2013
All TWUC members in good standing who need to travel a significant distance to the AGM are eligible for a travel... Read More
Press Release
Feb. 15 2013
Canada’s Writers Honour Children’s Book Publisher, Patsy Aldana  Freedom to Read Award Given for Courageous Publishing     For immediate release Toronto, February 15, 2013 – The Writers’ Union of Canada (TWUC) recognizes the courageous work of children’s book... Read More
Press Release
Jan. 29 2013
The Writers’ Union of Canada regrets the recent loss of books coverage in The Globe and Mail For immediate release Toronto, January 29, 2013 – The recent news that books coverage in The Globe and Mail will be further reduced has... Read More
Jan. 28 2013
WATERLOO – Author Alissa York will be visiting Wilfrid Laurier University’s Waterloo and Brantford campusesand Kitchener location as the university’s writer-in-residence. York will visit Laurier’s Waterloo campus Feb. 25, 26 and March 1 to discuss her work, and talk to students and faculty about... Read More
Press Release
Dec. 7 2012
The effort to use Canadian writing for free is clearly not fair   For immediate release Toronto, December 7, 2012 – The Writers’ Union of Canada (TWUC) is asking for a forthright conversation with Canada’s... Read More