Click here to see the calls for submissions and download submission forms. Note that there is important new eligibility information for the QWF Prize for Children's and Young Adult Literature.

Thank you to everyone who donated to the 2015 WIC Pyramid Campaign!

To find out more about this great community initiative in support of at-risk youth, click here.
2015 Writers in the Community Pyramid Campaign

Writing Workshops - Spring Session

New 8-week workshop on Literary Translation with Jonathan Kaplansky, a one-day intensive session on Literary Genealogy with Muriel Gold and a moderated peer-to-peer session on self-publishing. Click here for details.

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, 2015 to March 31, 2016. Information about the program.

2015 QWF Mentorship Program

Mentorship pairs have been announced. Visit Programs for details.

carte blanche

The Winter 2015 Issue #23 is now online. You can read it here.
Copies of the beautiful hardcopy collector's edition of carte blanche Issue #15 are available through print-on-demand. Original art & 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 here.

Writers CEGEPs 2014-2015

Please note that all of the funds for the 2014-2015 Writers in CEGEPs Program have now been committed. For information about the program in general, please click here.

Donate Now Through CanadaHelps.org!

Students at La Tuque High School celebrate the publication of their zine, As We See, along with WIC writer-facilitators Greg Santos and Moe Clark, and English teacher Martin Goudreault. The launch and reading held on December 10, 2014 was attended by parents as well as students from last year's WIC workshops in La Tuque.


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.