Events and Programs
Canadian Authors Association – National Capital Region (CAA-NCR)
Come out and meet us!
The CAA–NCR holds regular monthly meetings September through May (except December, when we have a Winter Social).
Each meeting has a different theme, usually with a well-known guest speaker from the industry or from a specialty field relevant to writers.
Workshops sponsored by CAA-NCR feature a well-known presenter from the industry or from a specialty field relevant to writers and provide for more information and advice than is possible in our meeting presentations.
The concept of writing circles has been around since people began to write.
These circles have grown from a simple gathering of a few people sitting along the lake shore to more elaborate gatherings in church basements—and, yes, even bars and taverns! Many of these precursors were hardly as positive and supportive as our circles of today.
The Canadian Authors Association, National Capital Region Branch, supports a number of writers’ circles within our “catchment area”—which spans many kilometers outside of Ottawa and into the nearby regions of Québec.