Supporting, Connecting, and Inspiring Quebec Writers

A vibrant and inclusive community organization that develops, supports, and promotes those writing in English in Quebec.

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The QWF Mentorship program is designed to help promising emerging writers make the transition to the next stage of their careers. Both mentors and protégés are selected by an independent jury.

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CBC/QWF Writing Residency

This writing residency, which runs from January to June, is open to any QWF Member – both emerging and established writers – in the Greater Montreal area.

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carte blanche

QWF’s online literary journal founded in 2004 by members of a Quebec Writers’ Federation workshop.

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QWF Writes

Monthly essay series, run by the Quebec Writers’ Federation. The column provides an arena for writers to share and discuss ideas, experiences and opinions relevant to our unique writing community.

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