CanWrite! 2017

June 22–25, 2017

Welcome to CanWrite! This year’s conference and retreat is being held in Toronto, Ontario, with a program that meets the needs of writers at all stages of their careers, and a stellar faculty, including:

  • Authors: Dennis Bock, Leah Bobet, James Dewar, J.M. Frey, Catherine Graham, Sue Reynolds, Richard Scrimger, Cordelia Strube, Ruth Walker, and Andrew Westoll
  • Agents: Megan Beadle (Beadle Literary Agency), Carolyn Forde (Westwood Creative Artists), and Martha Webb (The McDermid Agency)
  • Publishing Editors: Amanda Betts (Knopf Random Canada Publishing Group at Penguin Random House Canada), Jim Gifford (HarperCollins Canada) and Hazel Millar (BookThug)
  • Lit Awards Dinner Keynote: Alissa York

VENUE
Humber College Lakeshore Campus sits on the quiet shores of Lake Ontario in a park-like setting just a short streetcar/subway ride from the hustle and bustle of downtown Toronto. All conference activities will take place on site.

REGISTRATION RATES (excl HST)

Full Conference

  • Members: $375
  • Affiliates: $375 (new!)
  • Non-members: $450

Note: Members enjoy a $75 savings; join today for the greatest value for your $$$!

One-Day Rates for Members

  • Friday: $190 (includes all Friday activities & meals)
  • Saturday, excluding evening awards dinner & keynote address: $180
  • Saturday, including awards event & keynote address: $230

One-Day Rates for Affiliates (members of affiliated partners)

  • Friday: $190 (includes all Friday activities & meals; extra fee applies for pitch sessions)
  • Saturday, excluding evening awards dinner & keynote address: $180
  • Saturday, including evening awards dinner & keynote address: $230

One-Day Rates for Non-Members

  • Friday: $225 (includes all Friday activities & meals; extra fee applies for pitch sessions)
  • Saturday, excluding evening awards dinner & keynote address: $215
  • Saturday, including evening awards dinner & keynote address: $265

Special Bonus: Register by June 7 and you’ll be entered into a draw to win a book by one of the CanWrite authors!

For more information, see the following pages:

Why Attend CanWrite?

Event Registration

Workshops & Activities

Speakers & Facilitators

Detailed Schedule of Events

Accommodations

Directions

Questions? Please contact us at admin(at)canadianauthors.org or 705 325 3926.