Winter & Spring 2023 QWF Workshops Are Now Open for Registration!

Posted on: 16 December, 2022

Category: QWF News, QWF Programs, Workshops

We are thrilled to present the Winter & Spring 2023 workshops in memoir, poetry, storytelling, screenwriting, literary translation, and much more!

At this time, we plan to hold all workshops in the QWF office, except for Deep Story Design and Book Publishing Explained for Writers, which will be held online via Zoom.

Workshops at the QWF Office will have up to two virtual slots for participants who can’t attend in person. If you cannot attend in person because of distance or disability, don’t hesitate to contact Riley at

Please click on each workshop for individual pricing:

Weeknight Workshops:
Poetic Conversationswith Carolyn Marie Souaid
Picture Book Spyglass: Writing through the Lens of Children’s and YA Literaturewith Raquel Rivera
The Joys and Pitfalls of Memoirwith Mark Abley
Deep Story Designwith April Bosshard
Tell Your Story as a Graphic Novelwith Kate Lavut
The Ghost at the Heart of a Short Storywith D.W. Wilson
Writing the TV Pilotwith Allen Markuze
Biography, Autobiography, and Ghostwritingwith Peter McFarlane
The Art of Literary Translationwith Jonathan Kaplansky
Weekend Workshops:
Illuminated Grant Writingwith Tawhida Tanya Evanson
Book Publishing Explained for Writerswith Bruce Walsh
Are You Talking to Me? A Dialogue Workshopwith Marcia Walker

Remember that places are limited (so that each participant is guaranteed individual attention and feedback) and go fast—so don’t delay if you’re interested!

Scholarship Opportunities

The QWF’s Fresh Pages Workshop Scholarships for Underrepresented Writers and Playwrights offers four scholarships for BIPOC writers each session. 

We are also pleased to offer four needs-based workshop scholarships to participants who would not be able to attend without one.

Applications are assessed in the order in which they are received, so we encourage you to apply early. 
Please click the links above for more information on each scholarship.

Workshop Registration

You can register and pay for your workshop registration online by credit card or PayPal. 

If you are unable to pay by credit card or PayPal, go ahead and reserve your place online and select the “pay by cheque” option when you reach the Checkout page on the screen. Payment will be due in the QWF office within 7 days of registration to secure your place.

Cheques can be mailed to:

Quebec Writers’ Federation
1200 Atwater Avenue, Room #3
Westmount, QC H3Z 1X4

Note: Please make sure you address your cheque to “Quebec Writers’ Federation” (not “QWF”).

Please click on each workshop title (above) for individual workshop pricing.

Note to QWF members and student members: Please ensure that you’re logged into your member account on the website to receive the discount.

QWF student members receive a 50% discount on the non-member workshop price.

Note to non-members: If you’re not a member yet, consider joining! The cost is only $50 for 12 months, or $20 if you are a full-time student, and you’ll receive a discounted rate on these and future workshops.

For further information on our workshops, including how to book, please read the information on each individual workshop page.