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The Winners Are Here!

We couldn't be more excited to announce the Winners of the 19th Annual QWF Awards! Click here for the full list.

2018 QWF Mentorship Program

The QWF Mentorship program is designed to help promising emerging writers make the transition to the next stage of their careers. Learn more.

Fall Writing Workshops

The fall 2017 workshops are up and running! See the descriptions here.

carte blanche

carte blanche Issue 31 - Fall 2017 is now online. Read it!

The 2017 QWF Awards

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

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2018 CBC/QWF Writer-in-Residence Program

The application deadline for this program has passed. We can't wait to announce the 2018 CBC/QWF Writer-in-Residence at the 19th Annual QWF Awards Gala on November 21!

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 are now accepting applications for the year beginning April 1 2018, for events until March 31 2019.

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.

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.

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

Read about the Writers in CEGEPs program.

Donate Now Through CanadaHelps.org!

Turtle Island Reads

Thank you to everyone who attended the 2017 Turtle Island Reads!

Click here to watch a live recording of the event.

Writers in the Community pairs small groups of young people with a professional writer or literary performance artist who can teach them and, more important, motivate them, to use language to express themselves in productive ways.


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.