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Writing and Publishing

About Writing and Publishing

The Writing and Publishing Section contributes to the advancement of Canadian literature, through its programs and in line with the...

Writing and Publishing

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Public Lending Right

The Public Lending Right Program (PLR) is geared specifically to Canadian literary contributors, providing fair compensation for free public access to their works while acknowledging their contribution to Canada’s culture. Are you registered?

National Forum on the Literary Arts

Montréal, February 14-15, 2014

Montréal, February 14-15, 2014 Event details Close to 250 people involved in the literary arts across the country will convene to...

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National Forum on the Literary Arts

On February 14-15, 2014, some 250 members of the Canadian literary community gathered in Montréal for the National Forum on the...

Jim Nason. Photo: David Leyes

Artist Story

Poetry and novel

The experience of Summerhall at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival inspired Toronto poet Jim Nason. New novel in the works…

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Past recipients

Here's a handy tool: a searchable database of past grant recipients and prize winners.

Supporting the arts: a driving force for prosperity and reputation in the 21st century

Simplifying is always complex. But we need to pay attention to this complexity and leverage it. We are well aware of the fact that the future should not be built at the expense of the present by rejecting a past that has had some impressive successes; we draw inspiration from the past and dream of the future. And we are determined to dream.

Research

Public Opinion on the Value of Books in the English Language Book Sector

Most Canadians (8 in 10) read books, averaging over five hours per week in reading. Results from various sources including a 1978...