Canada Writing Resources

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Here is the collection of Canadian resource links.

Canadian Authors Association
The Canadian Authors Association is this country's national association for writers of every kind, for those actively seeking to become writers and for those who want to support writers.

Canadian Copyright Licensing Agency
A not-for-profit agency established in 1988 by Canadian creators and publishers to license public access to copyright works.

Canadian Writer's Journal
Now published in Northern Ontario, the Canadian Writer's Journal is completing its fifteenth year of publication. Dedicated writers use the information they find in CWJ to acquire the edge they use on their way to publication.

Crime Writers of Canada
An organization for crime writers in Canada.

Federation of British Columbia Writers
The Federation of British Columbia Writers is a non-profit organization of professional and emerging writers, writing in all genres from every region of the province.

League of Canadian Poets
Canada's national organization serving professionally published and practising poets. Formed in 1966.

Manitoba Writers' Guild
The Manitoba Writers' Guild was inaugurated in August 1981 at Aubigny, Manitoba, as a grassroots organization created for and by Manitoba writers. From the twenty members who joined after that first meeting, the Guild has grown to over 500.

Newsgroup: can.arts.sf
Newsgroup for discussion of Canadian Science Fiction.

Periodical Writers Association of Canada
The PWAC is a non-profit organization founded in 1976. PWAC's membership includes over 400 professional freelance writers, journalists, editors and communications experts.

Playwrights Guild of Canada
Playwrights Guild of Canada (PGC) has been supporting and advancing the rights of Canadian playwrights since 1972.

Proof Positive
A meeting place for writers, photographers and publishers. Focus on Canadian markets.

PWAC Victoria
. PWAC Victoria is the second-largest chapter of the Periodical Writers Association of Canada.

Saskatchewan Writers Guild (SWG)
Founded in 1969, The SWG is a province-wide organization representing writers in all disciplines and at all levels of development. It is one of the largest writers' organizations in Canada, with membership of over 700.

Winnipeg Senior Citizens Writers' Workshop
The Winnipeg Senior Citizens Writers' Workshop provides a learning forum where seniors interested in developing their creative talents can meet to receive guidance in writing and to read and discuss their work.

Writers' Federation of New Brunswick
The Writers' Federation of New Brunswick is a community of writers, both emerging and established, who strive to develop the craft of writing and who work to promote and encourage the literary arts in New Brunswick.

Writers' Union of Canada, The
Founded in 1973, TWUC is a national organization of professional writers. The Union works to advance conditions for all writers, to unite writers for the advancement of their common interest, and to foster writing in Canada.