The 2017 Judy Mappin Community Award

Do you know someone who has made a longstanding contribution to English-language literature in Quebec? Learn how to submit a nomination.

The 2017 QWF Awards

Thank you to everyone who submitted a book. Read the list of submissions.

Writers in CEGEPS 2017-2018

Applicants will be notified of the results in late August.

Fund for Public Readings by Quebec English-Language Writers

Funded by The Canada Council for the Arts

The Quebec Writers’ Out Loud fund is fully committed for the year April 1, 2017 to March 31, 2018. However, it is possible that some funds will be freed up due to cancellation, so you are welcome inquire or submit an application on spec.

We will begin accepting applications for the year beginning April 1, 2018 on December 1, 2017.

Learn more about the program.

Visit Hire-A-Writer Directory

The QWF Hire-A-Writer Directory

Whether you’re a writer looking for an experienced coach, or a writing coach looking for clients, you’ll want to take a look. Find out more about the directory.

carte blanche

carte blanche Issue 30 - Summer 2017 is now online. Read it!

QWF Literary Dinners... And Teas!

Interested in hosting a literary star and 20 of your friends for dinner or tea? Read about how it works.

Turtle Island Reads

Find out more about this live public event celebrating Indigenous stories and authors last September at Kahnawake Survival School in Kahnawake.

Attention CEGEP Professors! Did you know about the Writers in CEGEPs Program?

Read about the Writers in CEGEPs program.

Donate Now Through!

Thank you to everyone who supported the 2017 WIC Pyramid Campaign!

CBC Montreal

The CBC / QWF 2017
was Sarah Lolley
Read Sarah's final column of the residency at the CBC Montreal website.


Words and Music is the QWF's literary cabaret. It usually takes place the 3rd Sunday of every month at Casa del Popolo, 4873 boul. St-Laurent. Doors open at 8:00 and the show starts at 9:00.


The Writers Out Loud series showcases talented and personable English-language writers from across the province of Quebec.