Ontario Writers-in-the-Schools Virtual Presentations

With the assistance of the Ontario Arts Council, The Writers’ Union of Canada funds author visits to Ontario elementary and secondary schools. If you are applying for more than one virtual school presentation, please submit separate applications for each presentation.

Please ensure you have read the Ontario Writers-in-the-Schools program information before applying. For more information, contact Office Administrator Valerie Laws at info@writersunion.ca or 416-703-8982 ext. 224.

Application for Spring Session

Applications for virtual school presentations taking place between April 1 and August 31, 2021, will be accepted from January 27 to February 17, 2021. All applicants will be notified of the results within 3 weeks of the deadline. Applications are still being accepted at this time as some funding remains.

Applicant Details

As part of the Union’s Equity Implementation Plan, the Union prioritizes funding for authors who are Black, Indigenous, racialized, LGBTQI2S, or living with a disability. 

Virtual Presentation Details