Write Canada


We were pleased to host over 150 writers and editors on June 11 – 13, 2015. Please check back for Write Canada 2016 updates or CLICK HERE to sign up for our Events E-newsletter to receive updates.

Write Canada is Canada’s largest writers’ conference for Christians. Join authors, journalists, columnists, bloggers, and poets from across Canada and hone your craft at this three-day conference. Learn skills you can immediately take home and apply to make your writing better. Pitch your writing to editors and agents, learn new marketing skills, network, and get feedback from published writers. Early registration begins Oct 15.

Members get exclusive discounts. Not a member? Click here to learn how you can join The Word Guild and experience member benefits all year long.

Write Canada Conference Early Registration
Professional Member: Affiliate/Associate Member: Students: Non-Member:
Full Conference $400 + HST $420 + HST $420 + HST $470 + HST
ADD BONUS INTENSIVE: All Day Thursday – ONLY $50 (plus HST)
Saturday ONLY $155 + HST $175 + HST $15 + HST $195 + HST
Awards Gala ONLY $44 + HST $50 + HST $50 + HST $50 + HST
  • FULL CONFERENCE REGISTRATION INCLUDES: Thurs Dinner, Fri Lunch & Dinner, Sat Lunch, and coffee breaks each day.
  • 50% OFF AWARDS GALA REGISTRATION when you book Full Conference
  • AWARDS GALA REGISTRATION INCLUDES: Black Tie Awards Ceremony and Dinner
PLEASE NOTE: These prices reflect early registration which ends May 10, 2015.
SAVE ON HOTEL RATES! Rates are lower than last year!
2015 RATES: Standard Room: $125 single or Share the Room Share the Room: $62.50/night per person Includes Free Parking. Executive Room: $169 single or Share the Room Share the Room: $84.50/night per personIncludes Free Parking.
2014 RATES: Dorm or Cabin: $175 for 2 nights Was $87.50/night per person Included Free Parking. Inn Rooms: $198 for 2 nights Was $99/night per person Included Free Parking.
Click the Accommodations tab to book your stay. You don’t pay for your room until you check out.


Conference Times:
Intensives: begin Thurs Jun 11, 9:30 am
Check-in: opens Thurs Jun 11, 12:00 pm
Orientation: begins Thurs Jun 11, 1:00 pm
Awards Gala: begins Sat Jun 13, 6:00 pm

New location!
Write Canada and The Word Awards Gala are under one roof in the exciting heart of downtown North York at Novotel, 3 Park Home Avenue,Toronto, ON, M2N 6L3. A block of rooms have been reserved. Attendees must book their own rooms. Click here for details.

Write Canada 2015 Keynote Speakers
Bill Fledderus, Senior editor at Faith Today, one of Canada’s leading Christian periodicals.
Cheryl Weber, TV journalist, International Producer at Crossroads Relief and Development, and host on 100 Huntley Street’s Full Circle.

Write Canada 2015 Learning Opportunities
• 5 Continuing Classes designed for Beginner through to Professional writers
• 24 Workshops & Panels including popular genre workshops on poetry, short stories and romance writing.
• Career Track for Professional Writers Only with special linked-in seminars with James Scott Bell, Mary DeMuth and Dan Blank
• 2 Bonus Intensive workshops for Intermediate Writers (registration limited)

Learn from Write Canada 2015’s internationally renowned faculty of award-winning journalists and authors, literary agents, editors, publishers, and industry experts.

In addition to Write Canada’s unique hands-on learning opportunities there will be:
• Networking opportunities
• One-on-one faculty appointments
• Speed Dating (pitches) with magazine and newspaper editors
• Blue Pencil Critiques
• Open mics sessions
• Appointments with Photographer and Video-Photographer
• Promotional Opportunities

Over the past three decades, Write Canada has changed lives by equipping hundreds of Christian writers and editors from across North America.