Advocacy

CJAM – Clinique juridique des artistes de Montreal
cjam.info
CJAM hosts free legal information clinics in the city of Montreal for impoverished artists and aspiring artists who cannot afford for-hire legal services.
CWILA (Canadian Women in the Literary Arts)
cwila.com
Fostering community for Canadian women working in the literary arts.
English-Language Arts Network (ELAN)
quebec-elan.org
A multi-disciplinary community of 8,500* artists and cultural workers in all regions of Quebec.
ERDC – The Electronic Rights Defence Committee
erdc.ca
The Electronic-Rights Defence Committee (ERDC) is an organization of freelancers devoted to protecting the electronic copyright of creators. e-mail: info@erdc.ca
For an overview of Electronic Rights Defense Committee recent settlements, click here.
QWF presentation to the Standing Senate Committee on Official Languages
QWF Brief for Senate Standing Committee on Official Languages (En)
Mémoire de la QWF présenté au Comité sénatorial permanent des langues officielles (Fr)
VIDA Women in the Literary Arts
vidaweb.org
US-based organization advocating for women in the literary arts.

Resources

Association of Canadian Publishers
publishers.ca/index.php/get-published
Valuable information on the publishing process, including advice on copyright, writing/publishing grants and how to get your book published.
Association of English-language Publishers of Quebec
aelaq.org
Useful document for writers on submitting manuscripts AELAQ Tips for Writers [PDF]
Association of Writers & Writing Programs
awpwriter.org
AWP provides community, opportunities, ideas, news, and advocacy for writers and teachers of writing.
A Complete Guide to Publishing Your Own Book from StinkyInk
stinkyinkshop.co.uk/book-publishing-guide
This guide contains many links to other useful sources.
Bookhitch
bookhitch.com
Sales outlet for independent authors.
Canadian Authors Association
canadianauthors.org/national/faq
FAQ on publishing issues, including advice on whether and how to copyright your work.
Canada Books Online
canadabooksonline.com
Sales outlet for independent authors.
CJAM – Clinique juridique des artistes de Montreal
cjam.info
CJAM hosts free legal information clinics in the city of Montreal for impoverished artists and aspiring artists who cannot afford for-hire legal services.
Emerging Arts Professional Network / Neighbourhood Arts Network
neighbourhoodartsnetwork.org/members/emerging-arts-professional-network
An online community network for arts professionals across Canada.
English-Language Arts Network (ELAN)
quebec-elan.org
A multi-disciplinary community of 8,500* artists and cultural workers in all regions of Quebec.
Go Publish Yourself.com – Self-Publishing
go-publish-yourself.com
Self-publishing resources
Graduate Schools.org
graduate-school.phds.org
List of US Schools offering Doctoral Degree programs in English
Hanna Thomas's "A Progressive's Style Guide" on Medium
https://s3.amazonaws.com
Toward harnessing language in support of intersectionality and cross-sector power building.
International Screenwriters' Association
networkisa.org
Screenwriting resources
LOUISE PENNY'S ADVICE ON GETTING PUBLISHED
louisepenny.com/getpublished.htm
The best-selling author's advice on what to do when you've finished your manuscript -- full of practical suggestions and generosity of spirit.
Montreal Association of Independent Libraries (MAIL)
independentlibraries.org
Founded in 1997 and composed of Atwater Library and Computer Centre, Fraser-Hickson Library, Jewish Public Library and Montreal Children's Library.
Professional Writers Association of Canada (PWAC)
pwac.ca
Web site and resource centre for writers. Containing search engines, links to maps, experts, encyclopedias; promotion annd posting events of interest to writers and journalists; bulletin boards of jobs and markets; information about the many aspects of business of writing; the helpful PWAC Review; lists of national and international writers' organizations; copyright and contract information and more.
PWAC Quebec
pwacquebec.wordpress.com
Writing.com
writing.com

Quebec

Association of English-language Publishers of Quebec
aelaq.org
Atwater Library and Computer Centre (ALCC)
atwaterlibrary.ca
Downtown Montreal at Atwater métro
Borrow a book + Use computers + Take a course + Attend a reading + Meet an author + Make a friend + Read and relax + Volunteer
Bibliothéque Nationale du Québec
banq.qc.ca
Blue Metropolis Montreal International Literary Festival
bluemetropolis.org
CBC Montreal
cbc.ca/montreal
Centre des auteurs dramatiques (CEAD)
cead.qc.ca
New Quebec and French-Canadian plays
CJAM – Clinique juridique des artistes de Montreal
cjam.info
CJAM hosts free legal information clinics in the city of Montreal for impoverished artists and aspiring artists who cannot afford for-hire legal services.
Conseil des Arts de Montréal (CAM)
artsmontreal.com
Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec (CALQ)
calq.gouv.qc.ca
English-Language Arts Network (ELAN)
quebec-elan.org
A multi-disciplinary community of 8,500* artists and cultural workers in all regions of Quebec.
Festival Phenomena (formerly Voix d'Amériques)
festivalphenomena.com
Gestion des droits d'auteurs
droitauteur.gouv.qc.ca
l'infocentre litteraire des écrivains québécois (L'Île)
litterature.org
Biographies of many Quebec writers.
Maison de la Poésie
maisondelapoesie.qc.ca
Ministère de la Culture et des Communications
mcc.gouv.qc.ca
Playwrights' Workshop Montréal
playwrights.ca
PWAC (Professional Writers Association of Canada) Quebec
pwacquebec.wordpress.com
Quebec Drama Federation
quebecdrama.org
Society for Technical Communication
stc-montreal.org
Union des écrivaines et des écrivains québécois (UNEQ)
uneq.qc.ca
Véhicule Press
vehiculepress.com
Véhicule Press blog: vehiculepress.blogspot.com
Ville De Montréal
ville.montreal.qc.ca
Wired On Words
wiredonwords.com
Writers Read
artsandscience1.concordia.ca/english/writersread
Literary events sponsored by Concordia

Canada

access ©
accesscopyright.ca
Copyright issues. Offers the The Copyright & New Media Law Newsletter.
Canada Council for the Arts
canadacouncil.ca
CanadaWebDirectory
canadawebdirectory.com
Canadian Authors Association
canauthors.org
Canadian Poetry Association
canadianpoetryassociation.webs.com
Canadian Writers' Foundation
canadianwritersfoundation.org
The Canadian Writers' Foundation, founded in 1931, is the only registered charity that provides continued financial assistance to approved noteable Canadian writers in times of extreme financial distress.
Canpan.com
canpan.com
Directory of Canada on the web including art and entertainment, business and economy, real estate, shopping, transportation and more.
Centauri writing workshops
centauriarts.com
Editors' Association of Canada
editors.ca
Federation of BC Writers
bcwriters.ca
League of Canadian Poets
poets.ca
Literary Translators' Association of Canada (LTAC / ATTLC)
attlc-ltac.org
Manitoba Writers Guild
mbwriter.mb.ca
Professional Writers Association of Canada (PWAC)
pwac.ca
PWAC data base of freelance writers
writers.ca
Saskatchewan Writers Guild
skwriter.com
Simon Fraser University's Writer's Studio
thewritersstudio.ca
Wordwrights Canada
www3.sympatico.ca/susanio/WWC.html
Writers' Federation of Nova Scotia
writers.ns.ca
The Writers' Trust of Canada
writerstrust.com
The Writers' Union of Canada
writersunion.ca

Canadian Literary Agents

Rick Broadhead & Associates - Literary & Media Agents
rbaliterary.com
The Bukowski Agency
bukowskiagency.com
The Cooke Agency
cookeagency.ca
The Donaghy Literary Group
donaghyliterary.com
The Hellen Heller Agency
helenhelleragency.com
The McDermid Agency
mcdermidagency.com
P.S. Literary Agency
psliterary.com
Beverley Slopen Literary Agency
slopenagency.com
The Carolyn Swayze Literary Agency
swayzeagency.com
The Transatlantic Agency
transatlanticagency.com
Westwood Creative Artists
wcaltd.com

Literary Journals

ARC Poetry magazine
arcpoetry.ca
Carte Blanche on-line journal
carte-blanche.org
The literary journal of the Quebec Writers' Federation, promoting the work of new writers who are members of the QWF.
Descant magazine
descant.ca
A quarterly journal publishing new and established contemporary writers and visual artists from Canada and around the world.
Maisonneuve magazine
maisonneuve.org
Arts, opinions, ideas.
Montreal Review of Books
mtlreviewofbooks.ca
Features, reviews, and essays related to the superb English-language writing coming out of Quebec.
Quill And Quire magazine
quillandquire.com
Book news and reviews.
Rover Arts magazine
roverarts.com
A Montreal-based independent review of the arts.
Vallum magazine
vallummag.com
A print journal featuring emerging innovative voices from around the globe.
Writer's Digest magazine
writersdigest.com
Writing books, competitions and other resources for writers

Writing Members' Websites

Jennifer Boire
questinggirl.blogspot.com
Ami Sands Brodoff
amisandsbrodoff.com
chez-ami.blogspot.com
Muriel Gold
murielgold.ca
Linda Leith
lindaleith.com
Mark Paterson
markpaterson.ca
Louis Rastelli
louisrastelli.com
MacKay L. Smith
infinitebooks.ca
Mary Soderstrom
marysoderstrom.blogspot.ca