Do you have a passion for writing or know someone who does? A Manitoba Writers’ Guild membership is the perfect way to connect with Manitoba’s writing community, meet other writers, and participate in a wide range of programs, workshops and events of interest to writers and readers.

Our members include poets and graphic novelists, journalists and non-fiction writers, bloggers and novelists, and all points in between and beyond. Many of our members are just embarking on their writing careers, while others are award-winning authors with extensive publication histories.


  • reduced rates on workshops and masterclasses
  • eligibility for exclusive access member-only programs, such as the bi-monthly critique group and the Sheldon Oberman Mentorship Program
  • subscription to our bi-monthly e-newsletter, which includes member only events, news, markets and contests of interest to writers and readers.
  • Free Reader Reward Card from McNally Robinson Booksellers ($25 value)
  • Discounts on subscriptions to Prairie Fire and Contemporary Verse 2 Magazines
  • Opportunity to create your own writer profile on our webpage
    …and more!

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Special Offer

For a limited time, purchase your Regular Membership (New or Renewal) plus our Journal for $75 (regular price for both: $82.50). Taxes and delivery included.

Complete the Membership purchase steps and pay for this great deal here.

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The Manitoba Writers’ Guild is a not-for-profit organization supporting writers, writing, and reading in Manitoba. As always, we appreciate your support!

Financial assistance provided by the Manitoba Arts Council

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