We are currently accepting submissions to the Manitoba Book Awards. The Deadline is November 18, 2019. For further information, go to We are also accepting applications for Mentors and Apprentices to the Sheldon Oberman Mentorship Program. The deadline for applications is November 30, 2019. For further information, go to the Mentorship page of this … Read more

Upcoming Membership meetings

Thank you for all members, and former members, who filled in our recent survey. If you wish to find out the results of the survey and what the Manitoba Writers’ Guild has planned for the future, please join us for a Face-to-Face Meeting in the Carol Shields Auditorium at the Millennium Library on the evening … Read more

December News

Before the office closes for the holidays, I wanted to let you know what’s been happening with the Guild. (This message was also sent by email December 20, 2018.) First of all, please note that the Manitoba Writers’ Guild office will be closed December 21, 2018 until Tuesday, January 8, 2019. I will also be … Read more

Website under way

We are completely rebuilding the MWG Website. Please forgive our plain appearance, and slimmed down capabilities. Starting from scratch leaves no in-between content. It’s either ready for the new site, or out. Much of the fun stuff is still out. You can buy or renew your membership as always. 

Announcing the winners of the 2018 Manitoba Book Awards! Nous sommes heureux de vous presenter les gagnants pour les Prix du livre du Manitoba 2018!

Lansdowne Prize for Poetry/Prix Lansdowne de poésie Comma by Jennifer Still, published by Book*hug   The Manuela Dias Book Design and Illustration Awards/Prix Manuela-Dias de conception graphique et d’illustration en édition   Book Design Children Shouldn’t Use Knives and Other Tales by Shirley Camia, cover and interior design by Matthew Stevens and Shirley Camia, illustrations by … Read more