The QWF Literary Prize for Young Writers

For emerging writers between 16 and 24 years old. Read
more about it.

QWF Spring Workshops

Hone your writing chops in one of these great sessions, whether you're a new or experienced writer.

Fund for Public Readings by Quebec English-Language Writers

Funded by The Canada Council for the Arts

The Quebec Writers Out Loud Fund, which supports readings across Canada by Quebec-based English-language authors, is accepting applications for readings that will take place in the year beginning April 1, 2017. Learn about the program.

carte blanche

carte blanche Issue 29 - Winter 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.

The 2016 QWF Awards

Enjoy this footage of the 2016 QWF Awards Gala.
Video by Deborah Van Slet.

Congratulations to all of the finalists for the 2016 QWF Awards, the 3Macs carte blanche Prize, the 2017 CBC/QWF Writer in Residence and to Rana Bose, who received the Judy Mappin Community Award. Visit the Awards page to see who won.

Thank you to gala sponsor - BMO Financial Group.

Turtle Island Reads

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

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.

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

Read about the Writers in CEGEPs program.

Donate Now Through!

Are you ready? The 2017 WIC Pyramid Campaign is on!
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. Learn more about WIC.

CBC Montreal

The CBC / QWF 2017
is Sarah Lolley
Read Sarah's monthly column over at the CBC Montreal website. Take part in the conversation on their Facebook page.


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.