Alberta Romance Writers’ Association – Based in Calgary, Alberta, the organization provides a support network for romance writers in all genres and promotes excellence in the craft of writing romantic fiction. Site features news and events, membership information, writers’ showcase, writing tips and newsletter.
Association Italian Canadian Writers – To publicize the work of Italian Canadian authors, and provide a forum for the discussion of issues pertinent and relevant to the membership. Bi-annual conference.
Association of Canadian Publishers – The voice of Canadian book publishing, representing 145 Canadian-owned book publishers and who publish literary, general-trade and scholarly titles.
Authorial.com – Information on self-promotion for Canadian authors including funding, awards, organizations, web sites, workshops, news and events.
Bard’s Ink – Writers groups with writing quotes, inspiration and shared critiques.
Booming Ground Writers’ Community – Each July, a community of Northwest writers and instructors gather for a week of readings, lectures and small group intensive workshops at UBC’s Green College.
Canadian Writers Society – A resource for budding writers who wish to meet others with this common interest. Participate in workshops, share your prose during reading and feedback nights, and spend evenings with published authors.
Canscene – Topics of interest to ethnic journalists and official site of Canadian Ethnic Journalists’ and Writers’ Club.
The Cooked and Eaten – An ongoing series of events based in Peterborough, Ontario which motivates the creators of fiction, poetry, theatre, performance and lecture by promoting new and adventurous authors to an engaged and informal audience.
Editors’ Association of Canada – Promotes professional editing as key in producing effective communications in the corporate, technical, government, non-profit, and publishing sectors.
Federation of British Columbia Writers – Non-profit organization of professional and emerging writers, writing in all genres from every region of the province. News and membership information.
Habourfront Reading Series – Weekly readings of fiction and poetry at the Harbourfront Centre, Toronto, Ontario. Includes membership information, list of events and authors, and contact details.
Halifax Chit Chat – Writer’s Corner – An online community for those Nova Scotians interested in writing, either as a hobby or for a living. Includes a discussion forum and chat room.
InScribe – Canadian organization of Christians who write, encouraging excellence, hosts conferences and workshops, publishes newsletter, list serve for members, teaching tools, and local groups.
Letterhead: A Group for Writers – A group for professional writers in the Vancouver area who are trying to break out of the non-fiction mold into fiction and creative non-fiction. The group meets biweekly to workshop pieces-in-progress. Membership by application.
Manitoba Editors’ Association – Promotes high editing standards, creates professional development opportunities, and facilitates the exchange of information.
Mystery Writers Ink – Non-profit organization that educates and informs writers about writing techniques, publishing and marketing, and provides networking opportunities for writers. Alberta, Canada.
Ottawa Independent Writers – Promotes all genres of writing as well as local area writers. Focuses on the business of writing, and promotes its aims through monthly meetings, occasional seminars, newsletters, and its web page.
PEN Canada – An association of writers and supporters formed in 1926 to defend freedom of expression and raise awareness of that right. Assists writers around the world persecuted or exiled for the expression of their thoughts.
Periodical Writers Association of Canada – National association of professional freelance writers, providing services and benefits to members, and an online free “find a writer” service to businesses that require specialized writers and journalists.
Places for Writers – A portal for Canadian writers that offers news, places to publish, contests, funding options, organization details, links to online resources, books, workshops, festivals, and features.
Toronto-Writers – For fiction writers living in Toronto. Includes web links, writing tips and resources, book reviews, information and advice.
TWiG – An open forum for writers. Founded by members of the Prince Edward Island Writers’ Guild. TWiG meets every Tuesday at the Kirk of St. James.
Victoria Writers’ Society – Organization dedicated to the support and promotion of Victorian writers. Includes contact details, a showcase of work, and links to other useful resources.
West End Writers’ Club – Writing club in Vancouver, BC, Canada. Newsletter, poetry, prose, fiction, nonfiction, contests, events and markets.
The Word Guild – An association of Christian Canadian writers and editors. Site offers classes, workshops, critique service and membership information.
Writers’ Alliance of Newfoundland and Labrador – The Alliance works to protect the rights of authors, recognize excellence in writing, and support literacy programs for adults. WANL offers specialized workshops for writers and hosts public readings for the community.
The Writers’ Circle of Durham Region – Dedicated to raising the profile of writers of all kinds, at all levels, and to offering a forum through which they can find support, education and networking opportunities.
Writers’ Federation of New Brunswick – Non-profit organization that represents writers in all disciplines and at all levels of development. Works to promote and assist writers, while also contributing to the community of writing in New Brunswick.
Writers’ Federation of Nova Scotia – Established in 1975 to foster creative writing and the profession of writing in the province of Nova Scotia. Features information and resources for writers, contest details, and directory of Nova Scotian writers.
Writers’ Guild of Alberta – A community of writers which exists to support, encourage and promote writers and writing; to safeguard the freedom to write and to read; and to advocate for the well-being of writers.
Writers Guild of Canada – Represents over 1,500 freelance writers working in film, television, radio and new media production in Canada.
The Writers’ Trust of Canada – Celebrating the talent and achievements of novelists and poets, biographers and other non-fiction writers through programs and awards. At the same time, making an important investment in nationhood, in the development of a cultural legacy.
The Writers’ Union of Canada – A national organization of professional writers that works to advance conditions for all writers and to foster writing in Canada.