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, 2016 to March 31, 2019. About the program.

2016 QWF Awards — Submission period closed

Thank you to everyone who made a submission.
The list of books submitted in 2016 will be posted shortly.

Video highlights of the 2015 Awards Gala

Thank you to everyone who attended the 2015 Awards Gala, the volunteers, and gala sponsor BMO Financial Group.

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.

CBC/QWF Writer-in-Residence

Congratulations to the 2016 CBC/QWF Writer-in-Residence, Monique Polak. She recently finished For more details read a recent blog entry by Monique.

carte blanche

carte blanche Issue 27 - Summer 2016 is now online. Read it 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?

Read about the Writers in CEGEPs program.

Donate Now Through!

You did it! Thank you to everyone who supported the 2016 "Pyramid Campaign" and helped the 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.