What organizations have you found helpful to you as a writer?

Canada Council for the Arts
A national agency created to foster and promote the study and enjoyment of, and the production of works in, the arts.

Canadian Children’s Book Centre
A national not-for-profit organization and registered charity founded to promote, support and encourage the reading, writing and illustrating of Canadian books for children and teens.

Canadian Society of Children’s Authors, Illustrators, and Performers (CANSCAIP)
An organization of professional authors, illustrators and performers, people aspiring to be professionals, and others who wish to support the creators of works for children and young adults.

Rules for Writers
Esteemed contemporary authors share their expert advice.

IBBY-Canada
A non-profit organization which represents an international network of people who are committed to bringing books and children together.

Organized Assistant
Virtual assistance and website services free up time for writers to focus on their writing.

PEN Canada
An association of writers committed to defending freedom of expression.

Places for Writers
Writing contests, submission calls, literary news, publishing information, and links to great Canadian writers and organizations.

The Writers’ Union of Canada
A national organization which works to advance conditions for all writers, to unite writers for the advancement of their common interest, and to foster writing in Canada.

Writers In Electronic Residence
Connects students across Canada with writers, teachers and one another in an animated exchange of original writing and commentary.

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