National Organizations in Canada

Association for Canadian and Québec Literatures (ACQL)

Association of Italian Canadian Writers

Canadian Association of Journalists

Canadian Authors Association (CAA)

Canadian Science Writers’ Association

Canadian Society of Children’s Authors, Illustrators and Performers (CANSCAIP)

Crime Writers of Canada

InScribe Christian Writers’ Fellowship

League of Canadian Poets

Literary Translators’ Association of Canada (Association des traducteurs et traductrices littéraires du Canada)

Playwrights Guild of Canada

Professional Writers Association of Canada (PWAC)

Science Writers and Communicators of Canada

The Word Guild (Christian Canadian writers and editors)

World Poetry

Writers Guild of Canada (Canadian screenwriters)

Writers’ Union of Canada


Provincial Organizations

B.C. Association of Travel Writers

Federation of BC Writers

Manitoba Writers’ Guild

P.E.I. Writers’ Guild

Quebec Writers’ Federation

Saskatchewan Writers Guild

The Ontario Poetry Society

Union des écrivaines et écrivains québécois (UNEQ)

Writers’ Alliance of Newfoundland and Labrador

Writers’ Federation of New Brunswick

Writer’s Federation of Nova Scotia

Writers Guild of Alberta

Yukon Words

International Organizations

Commonwealth Writers

National Writers Union (represents writers working in print, electronic, and multimedia formats)

Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America

Society for Technical Communication

Writers Guild of America, West (labour union for motion picture, broadcast, cable and new media industries)