writers’ organizations

The Writers’ Organizations I belong to:

The Writers’ Union of Canada :
The Writers’ Union of Canada is the national organization of professional writers of books. Now 1,900 members strong, the Union was founded more than 35 years ago to work with governments, publishers, booksellers, and readers to improve the conditions of Canadian writers.

The Playwrights Guild of Canada:
Playwrights Guild of Canada is a registered national arts service association mandated to advance the creative rights and interests of professional Canadian playwrights, promote Canadian plays nationally and internationally, and foster an active, evolving community of writers for the stage.

Saskatchewan Playwrights’ Centre:
Saskatchewan Playwrights Centre is organization that serves the needs of Saskatchewan playwrights. SPC believes that Saskatchewan voices are an essential element of Canadian society. We believe that Theatre is one of the most powerful means of giving life to those voices. SPC provides an environment in which Saskatchewan playwrights have the means and resources to make their theatrical voices heard.

Saskatchewan Writers’ Guild:
Founded in 1969, the Saskatchewan Writers’ Guild is a provincial cultural organization that represents writers in all disciplines and at all levels of achievement. It operates as a not-for-profit provincial cultural organization, fosters excellence in Saskatchewan writing and promotes public awareness of our literature. It acts as an advocate to improve the status of Saskatchewan writers, encourages the development of writers of all ages and levels through educational opportunities and strives to improve public access to Saskatchewan writers and their work. Membership is open to writers and those interested in Saskatchewan writing.

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