Writers’ Union of Canada survey says its members’ incomes down by 27% from just 3 years ago It’s a story as old as the craft itself: an impoverished author, serving coffee or scrubbing floors while writing what would become a seminal novel. Except in Canada today, tales of financial hardship extend to writers who are … Read more
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
The following link will open the updated AGM minutes. MWG AGM Minutes 2017.
For all members: This link will open a copy of the 2017 Governance Manual. You will be able to print or save when it opens in your browser. MWG Governance2017
The Art and Craft of Writing Family Stories with Lorri Neilsen Glenn. Family stories appear in a wealth of forms – as poems, essays, memoir, postcard stories, plays and more. (And we know short stories and novels often include family stories re-imagined). This workshop will explore the many ways we can craft our family and ancestral … Read more
A Blue Pencil Session with Gretchen Derige has been arranged for Sunday, November 26 from 2-4 pm. We can take 6 participants so please contact the Guild office to reserve your spot (204-944-8013). Participants should email (email@example.com) up to 10 pages of fiction you would like critiqued at least a week before the session, so … Read more