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In light of recent regulations surrounding COVID-19, please consult the websites and social media channels of individual organizers of any events listed on our calendar for updates and/or cancellations.

Welcome to the QWF Calendar! This calendar–powered by the community!–aims to be an inclusive listing of English-language literary events across Quebec, enabling you to see at a glance what’s happening near you in a given month. From book launches to open mics, literary festivals to poetry slams, reading series to workshops. . . we’re delighted to support, connect, and promote writers and literary communities across Quebec.

We list English language, bilingual, and multilingual events. If you are looking for French-language poetry events across Quebec, we suggest that you check the calendar of La poésie partout.

Event organizers and promoters! If you have an event that you would like to see added to the Calendar, please use our Submission Form.

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The Lighter Side of Memoir Writing

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Story Architecture: A Short-Fiction Workshop

Information Session: Canada Council Research and Creation Grants

Crafting Kick-Arse Tales for Kids and Teens

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Beginnings, Openings, Origins: A Poetry Workshop

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Telling Tales: Long-form Journalism for Mainstream Media

Fiction: Reconstructions of Reality

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The Three-Act Theory of Life (and Screenwriting)

Speculative Fiction: Creating and Writing Alternative Worlds

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The Lighter Side of Memoir Writing

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Story Architecture: A Short-Fiction Workshop

Crafting Kick-Arse Tales for Kids and Teens

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Beginnings, Openings, Origins: A Poetry Workshop

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Telling Tales: Long-form Journalism for Mainstream Media

Fiction: Reconstructions of Reality

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The Three-Act Theory of Life (and Screenwriting)

Speculative Fiction: Creating and Writing Alternative Worlds

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The Lighter Side of Memoir Writing

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Story Architecture: A Short-Fiction Workshop

Crafting Kick-Arse Tales for Kids and Teens

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Beginnings, Openings, Origins: A Poetry Workshop

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Telling Tales: Long-form Journalism for Mainstream Media

Fiction: Reconstructions of Reality

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The Three-Act Theory of Life (and Screenwriting)

Speculative Fiction: Creating and Writing Alternative Worlds

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State of Create

The Lighter Side of Memoir Writing

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Crafting Kick-Arse Tales for Kids and Teens

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Music and Mood: A Writing Workshop with Musical Inspiration

Beginnings, Openings, Origins: A Poetry Workshop

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Telling Tales: Long-form Journalism for Mainstream Media

Fiction: Reconstructions of Reality

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Voices in the Dark: Writing the Braided Essay

The Three-Act Theory of Life (and Screenwriting)

Speculative Fiction: Creating and Writing Alternative Worlds

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The Lighter Side of Memoir Writing

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Crafting Kick-Arse Tales for Kids and Teens

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Beginnings, Openings, Origins: A Poetry Workshop

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Telling Tales: Long-form Journalism for Mainstream Media

Fiction: Reconstructions of Reality

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The Three-Act Theory of Life (and Screenwriting)

Speculative Fiction: Creating and Writing Alternative Worlds

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QWF Annual Timeline

Zines laid out on a page

January

Woman reading at a microphone in front of an intimate audience

February

March

  • The QWF AGM
  • Spring Workshops begin
  • Call for Submissions for the QWF Literary Awards

April

Stacks of books on display

May

Woman reading at a microphone

June

Women in a classroom

July

Have a great summer!
People wearing summer clothes in nature

August

Two women smiling at the camera

September

Group of women smiling at camera

October

Upright basis, and two guitar players on stage

November

December

 
  • QWF Office will be closed on Monday, December 21st 2020, and will reopen on Monday, January 4, 2021. Happy Holidays!