QWF Spring Writing Workshops

The spring 2016 session is now online! To see what's on offer, visit the Workshops section of the website.

QWF's 2016 Mentorship Program

The QWF is pleased to announce the 2016 Mentorship Program pairs. Read the list.

Visit Hire-A-Writer Directory

The QWF Hire-A-Writer Directory

We are currently accepting applications for writers who wish to be included in the directory. Those accepted will be added to the directory at the end of its current pilot period, in April 2016. Find out more.

Fund for Public Readings by Quebec English-Language Writers

Funded by The Canada Council for the Arts

The Quebec Writers Out Loud program to support readings across Canada by Quebec-based English-language authors has been renewed for the period from April 1, 2015 to March 31, 2016. About the program.

CBC/QWF Writer-in-Residence

QWF is thrilled to announce the inaugural CBC/QWF Writer-in-Residence, Monique Polak! For more details check out this story by CBC.

carte blanche
Gregory McCormick is the new Co-Editor of carte blanche, alongside Laurence Miall. He'll also be the Creative Nonfiction Editor. Read more about it.

Read the carte blanche Fall 2015 Issue #25 right here.


Congratulations to Deborah Van Slet, winner of the 2015 3Macs carte blanche Prize! Read more.


Congratulations to the recipients of the QWF 2015 Literary Awards and the 3Macs carte blanche Prize! Read the list of 2015 winners on the Awards page.

Thank you to everyone who attended the gala, the volunteers, and the QWF gala sponsor BMO Financial Group.

QWF Literary Dinners... And Teas!

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

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

Click here for information about the program.

Donate Now Through CanadaHelps.org!

Join the 2016 "Pyramid Campaign" and help QWF raise $10,000 to support the Writers in the Community program!
Read more.

WIC workshop leaders Greg Santos and Tanya Evanson enjoying the work of their protégés at La Tuque High School using videoconferencing equipment courtesy of the Quebec Community Groups Network. Photo by Rita Legault.


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.