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Bad News from Canada's Writers' Union

sketch: Jane Eaton Hamilton 2013

Today the Writers’ Union of Canada, of which I first became a member in the 1980s, released the results of a recent survey: 63 more words

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May 28-31: See you in Winnipeg!

Winnipeg, May 28-31: look forward to meeting writers and poets from across Canada for the Annual General Meeting of The Writer’s Union of Canada and the… 13 more words

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An Exiled Writer's Path from Kurdistan to Canada, by Ava Homa

Moved by her serious and heartwrenching performance at a reading at the Joy Kogawa House last year, I had asked writer and colleague Ava Homa to write up a guest post for thecanadaproject. 1,317 more words

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Making a Difference for Writers on a Shoestring Budget

 “I didn’t notice it going,” Canadian novelist, Deborah Ellis, says in a 2012 MacLean’s Magazine article.  “It’s all whisked away before I see it, like an automatic savings plan.” 646 more words
Thoughts On Writing.

Excited to attend the Writer’s Union of Canada Onward Conference and AGM in beautiful St. John’s, Newfoundland, from May 29 to June 1… Also looking forward to being part of the BC Task Force on Literature in Curriculum.

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A Tale of Two Meetings by Lori Schubert

Two hundred and fifty buzzing literati from across Canada—writers, storytellers, translators, booksellers, publishers, and directors of literary organizations—settled in at tables of ten in an underground conference room at the McGill New Residence. 696 more words

Dorris Heffron talks about the Writers' Union of Canada's decision to allow self-published authors

The large majority of members of the Writers’ Union of Canada have voted to allow self-published authors to join the organization, it was announced on Monday, though not everyone is happy with the decision. 1,193 more words