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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Our work

Writers in the Community

QWF’s Writers in the Community program pairs small groups of young people with a professional writer or literary performance artist who can teach them and, more important, motivate them, to use language to express themselves in productive ways.

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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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