News & Events

Jul. 15 2015
 Founding The Writers' Union of Canada: An Oral History – Get your copy today! –  In celebration of the Union's 40th anniversary, The Writers' Union of Canada, with TWUC member Christopher Moore, launched the Founding Members Interview Project,... Read More
Jun. 30 2015
CANSCAIP (Canadian Society of Children’s Authors, Illustrators and Performers), in partnership with The Writers' Union of Canada, is pleased to accept submissions by unpublished writers for the 18th annual Writing for Children Competition. This year, there will be two $1,000 winners of the Writing... Read More
Jun. 5 2015
E-writer in residence – Young Voices: creative writing with teensOff-site, September 16 – December 9, 2015Remuneration: $10,000 Toronto Public Library invites applications from creative writers for the Young Voices fall 2015 E-Writer in Residence position. The residency is designed... Read More
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Jun. 2 2015
The Writers' Union of Canada Commits to the Challenge of Reconciliation Toronto – At its annual general meeting in Winnipeg this past weekend, delegates of The Writers’ Union of Canada (TWUC) voted unanimously to endorse the spirit and challenge of reconciliation... Read More
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May. 26 2015
Canadian Writers Working Harder while Earning Less The Writers’ Union of Canada releases results of income survey   Winnipeg – The Writers’ Union of Canada (TWUC) has released today a summary report from its latest income survey of... Read More
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May. 26 2015
Pamela van der Woude's "Bird" Wins $2500 Cash Prize The Writers' Union of Canada's 22nd Annual Short Prose Competition   The Writers' Union of Canada is pleased to announce that Pamela van der Woude has won the $2,500 cash prize for its twenty-second annual... Read More
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May. 25 2015
Winners Announced for the 2014 Danuta Gleed Literary Award WINNIPEG – The Writers’ Union of Canada announced this evening that Rivka Galchen is the recipient of the $10,000 first prize in the 18th annual Danuta Gleed Literary Award, recognizing the... Read More
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May. 4 2015
May 4, 2015 For Immediate Release SHORT LIST ANNOUNCED FOR THE 2014 DANUTA GLEED LITERARY AWARD The Writers' Union of Canada is pleased to announce the short list of nominees for the eighteenth annual DANUTA GLEED LITERARY AWARD. The Award recognizes the best first English-language collection of... Read More
Mar. 25 2015
Writer in Residence Position – FrenchToronto Reference Library, October – November, 2015Remuneration: $8,000 for two-month term In recognition of the 400th anniversary of the French presence in Ontario, Toronto Public Library invites applications from authors who write in French for the Fall 2015... Read More
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Mar. 24 2015
Toronto Public Library Ends Used-Book Purchase Program TWUC presents author concerns to the TPL Board  The Writers’ Union of Canada (TWUC) is very pleased to report that, after consultation with TWUC and letters of... Read More

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