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 CEGEPs

The Writers in CEGEPs program sends established English-language Quebec writers into CEGEP classrooms to promote language-arts skills and an appreciation of literature. Financed by the Ministry of Culture and Communications, the program targets both public and private CEGEPs, and is designed primarily for students enrolled in English literature courses.

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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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