CBC/QWF Writing Residency

The call for applications for the 2021 CBC/QWF Digital Writer-in-Residence is now open!
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Scroll down to see the CBC/QWF Writers-in-Residence from previous years.

The CBC/QWF writing residency, which runs from January to April, is open to all residents of Quebec.

The call for applications opens in October, and the deadline for applications is in December. The new Writer in Residence will be announced in January of 2021.

Three winners will receive:

  • Dedicated time with a CBC editor to fine-tune their story for publication on cbc.ca/montreal
  • $250 as a contributor when their story is published (early 2021).
  • Annual membership to QWF or equivalent toward QWF workshop.

CBC Quebec welcomes your pitches for point-of-view essays at all times. Please email povquebec@cbc.ca for details.

Now in its sixth year, the CBC/QWF writer-in-residence program is an opportunity to give up-and-coming writers a voice on our cbc.ca/montreal website and increase their profile in the community. Past winners include Monique PolakSarah LolleyJoshua LevyEmira Tufo, and K.B Thors.

CBC/QWF writers in residence