Who We Are

The Manitoba Writers’ Guild (MWG) is a non-for-profit provincial arts service organization that represents professional and emerging writers in Manitoba. The MWG is a growing community of writers from all backgrounds and genres. Our mission is to encourage, develop, promote and celebrate writers and writing, to support the freedom to write and to read, and to advocate for the well-being of writers.


The aims and objectives of the Manitoba Writers’ Guild shall be to promote and advance the art of writing in the Province of Manitoba.


The Manitoba Writers’ Guild is a membership-based arts organization for professional and emerging writers. The Guild inspires, connects, supports, encourages, and celebrates writers and writing.


A community of writers who hone their craft, engage others in the profession, and understand the world of publishing


  • Inclusivity
  • Integrity
  • Excellence
  • Community

Financial assistance provided by the Manitoba Arts Council

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