National Public Readings Program Application Form

Please ensure you have read the National Public Readings Program guidelines before applying.


Reading Details
Is this event self-hosted or hosted by an organization?
Will this event be in-person or virtual?
Requested reading
For physical venues, include street address, city/town/First Nation, province/territory, and postal code

The Union strongly encourages hosts to hold readings in wheelchair-accessible venues and to consider additional presenter or audience access needs (e.g., ASL interpretation, large print materials). We also encourage you to make accessibility information available to your audience (e.g., on your website and promotional materials).

Is the venue for this reading wheelchair-accessible, including a wheelchair-accessible washroom?

As part of the Union’s Equity Implementation Plan, applications for readings featuring authors who are Black, Indigenous, racialized, LGBTQI2S, or living with a disability will be prioritized. 

The author for this reading is (please check all that apply)
*The author publicly self-identifies using one of these terms or a related term from the LGBTQI2S lexicon. **The author publicly self-identifies as living with a disability.
Funding Eligibility
I confirm this reading's travel and honoraria is not funded by another Canada Council for the Arts program.
I confirm this reading will be advertised to the public and is not part of a conference, workshop, roundtable discussion, fundraising event, book prize, book launch, or podcast.
Organizer Information - In the case of a self-hosted event, this information will be the Author's contact information
Include street address, city/town/First Nation, province/territory, and postal code