The Fed’s annual writing contest is back, new and improved. What’s new? More categories and bigger prize money. The grand prize – for the entry selected by our panel of judges to be the best offering across the board – will be $1,000. So polish your prose, turn a witty phrase or two, conjure a captivating image, and enter in one of the following categories: Fiction, Creative Non-fiction, Poetry/Lyric Prose, Graphic Novels, Zines and Comics, and Plays. Check it Out then Submit


Your Federation of BC Writers Board wants WordWorks to be one of the best association literary magazines in Canada. Consistently putting together a magazine in that class is going to be hard work, but immensely rewarding for the team at the heart of the publication – the Editorial Board.  More

CBC’s Canada Writes has published a list titled ’5 lessons I’ve learned from Canada’s Great Writers’ written by Editor & Publisher Douglas Gibson. It’s an enlightening read . More

Get into the scene! We’re always scanning the horizon for WordWorks story ideas. If you think there’s something we should be covering for our members  Started thinking about what you’re going to submit to the Vancouver International Writers’ Festival 16th Annual Poetry & Short Story Writing Contest. Oct. 26 deadline. More