New Fund for Public Readings by Quebec English-Language Writers
Funded by The Canada Council for the ArtsThe Quebec Writers’ Federation is accepting applications from eligible organizations throughout Canada to support readings by Quebec-based English-language authors. For info visit: Quebec Writers Out Loud.
Fall 2014 Writing WorkshopsFall Session 2014 now open to the public for registration! For details, click here.
Thanks again to all who submitted books to
You can read the list of submissions by clicking here. The shortlist will be announced in October.
the 2014 QWF Awards!
Writers CEGEPs 2014-2015For information on how to book a writer, please click here.
Attention Members of the Electronic-Rights Defence Committee (ERDC) Class ActionNotice of a hearing September 3, 2014 regarding the Electronic Rights Defence Committee class action and the distribution plan for its settlement. Complete details in English and French.
carte blanche #21 Spring / Summer 2014 now online!Read carte blanche here and visit often.
Connecting CommunitiesRead Daniel Rowe's article in the QWF Reaches Out to Kahnawake in the Eastern Door.
2013 QWF Awards Gala
Watch this video footage courtesy of carefulMEDIA.
Click here to view gala photos and a list of the QWF Award finalists, the winners of 2013 Quebec Writing Competition, and the winner of 2013 3macs carte blanche Prize.
The 2014 Writers in the Community Pyramid Campaign
Thank you to everyone who joined the 2014 "Pyramid Campaign" to support the wonderful work of our "Writers in the Community"! Read more.
Happy Anniversary carte blanche!
Our beautiful hardcopy collector's edition of carte blanche Issue 15 is available through print-on-demand. Original art and design by Martha Ailish Moore. Get yours now!
StoryNet Mentorship Program for Non-Fiction Writers
QWF is pleased to announce the following results of the competition for the QAHN StoryNet2 Mentorship Program:
Mark Abley will mentor Casey Lambert of Montreal.
Marianne Ackerman will mentor Amy Fish of Hampstead.
Shelagh Plunkett will mentor Stephen Lessard of Montreal.
The mentors will guide their protegés in the preparation and submission of two articles each, which will appear in issues of the magazine Quebec Heritage News starting in December 2013.
This program was made possible by a grant to the Quebec Anglophone Heritage Network by the Department of Canadian Heritage, and is being administered by the Quebec Writers' Federation.
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.