QWF 2016 MENTORSHIP PROGRAMThank you to everyone who submitted an application for the 2016 Mentorship Program. Mentorship pairs will be announced in January.
CBC/QWF Writer-in-ResidenceQWF is thrilled to announce the inaugural CBC/QWF Writer-in-Residence, Monique Polak! For more details check out this story by CBC.
AND THE WINNER IS...Congratulations to Deborah Van Slet, winner of the 2015 3Macs carte blanche Prize! Read more.
THE QWF 2015 AWARDS COME TO A CONCLUSIONCongratulations 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.
THE QWF HIRE-A-WRITER DIRECTORYWe 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.
QWF Writing WorkshopsThe Winter Session will be announced at the end of January. To get a taste of workshop offerings, visit the Workshops section of the website.
Fund for Public Readings by Quebec English-Language Writers
Funded by The Canada Council for the ArtsThe 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.
The Fall 2015 Issue #25 is now online. Read.
Attention Creative Nonfiction Writers! carte blanche and the Creative Nonfiction Collective Society (CNFC) have teamed up to bring you a Canada-wide creative nonfiction contest sponsored by the University of King’s College. The deadline is November 30, 2015 midnight ET. Read contest details.
Copies of the beautiful hardcopy collector's edition of carte blanche Issue #15 are available through print-on-demand. Original art and design by Martha Ailish Moore. Get your copy here!
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.
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 & MUSIC
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.
WRITERS OUT LOUD
The Writers Out Loud series showcases talented and personable English-language writers from across the province of Quebec.