Write magazine

Write: The Magazine of The Writers' of Union of Canada is the Union's quarterly magazine available exclusively to our members. This magazine is valued most for its presentation of news and views from a writer's perspective. It is filled with professional information, developments in the literary community, industry news, timely features, and valuable industry services.

If you are member, click here to view the most current issue and back issues.



Non-members can view a snapshot of back issues here:

  • Spring 2017 (includes a survey of Vancouver bookstores, an interview with Kegedonce Press founder Kateri Akiwenzie-Damm, a reflection on Indigenegativty, and two poems).
  • Winter 2017 (includes an update on the Focus on Creators campaign, a guide to braving book clubs, an author's account of what she has learned as a bookseller, and more)
  • Fall 2016 (includes a writer rediscovering her calling, a look at the hardest things about being a writer, and a guide to writing book reviews)
  • Summer 2016 (includes a welcome from our new chair, a reflection on leaving Syria for Canada, and an overview of the Canadian Writers' Summit)
  • Spring 2016 (includes a look at the new Urban Workers Project, a panel discussion on race and writing, and fiction) 
  • Winter 2016 (includes a preview of the Canadian Writers' Summit, an update on fair contracts from Britan's Society of Authors, and a look at prescribing poetry)
  • Fall 2015 (includes five rules for writing disabled characters, lessons in self-publishing, and information about Project Bookmark Canada)
  • Summer 2015 (includes an interview with TWUC's first self-published member and information about the inagural Authors for Indies day)
  • Winter 2015 (includes an excerpt from our Write Now: Writing in Canada Today panel with the IFOA Weekly Series, Access Copyright updates, and Krista Foss' beautiful article about success and loss)
  • Fall 2014 (includes information about the writer-editor relationship, diversity in fiction writing, poetry, and more!)
  • Summer 2014 (includes creating book apps, utilizing Wattpad for book promotion, and more)

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