News & Events

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
Call for Applications
Jul. 30 2018
The Creative Writing Program at the University of British Columbia invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position to begin July 1, 2019. Requirements include: graduate degree ((Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing preferred, but a combination of a post-graduate... Read More
Call for Applications
Jul. 30 2018
The Creative Writing Program at the University of British Columbia invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position to begin July 1, 2019. Requirements include: graduate degree (Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing preferred, but a combination of a post-graduate... Read More
Jul. 10 2018
(le français suit) A settlement was reached between Copibec and Université Laval in the context of a class action concerning copyrights. This agreement may affect your rights whether you act or not. Please read this notice carefully. THE CLASS ACTION On February 8, 2017,... Read More
Event
Jun. 25 2018
Brockton Writers Series Wednesday, July 11, 2018 – 6:30pm Literary readings by Vanessa McGowan Chang Liu Arielle Twist Kiley May with special guest speaker book editor Scott Fraser on “Understanding Acquisitions: What Authors Should Consider When Pitching Their Book.” Location: Glad Day... Read More

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