Editors' organizations and those providing direct financial support to established writers in need are now listed on the Writing Services, Courses & Retreats page.
Canadian National Organizations
- Association for Canadian and Québec Literatures (ACQL).
- Association of Italian Canadian Writers.
- Canadian Association of Journalists.
- Canadian Authors Association (CAA).
- Canadian Poetry Association.
- 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) (formerly the Periodical Writers Association of Canada).
- The Word Guild — Canadian writers and editors who are Christian.
- Writers Guild of Canada.
- Writers' Union of Canada.
Canadian 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.
Canadian Local Organizations
Canadian Authors Association branches provide the advantages of a national organization with a local presence.
- Ottawa Independent Writers.
- West End Writers' Club in Vancouver, British Columbia.
- Writers' Circle of Durham Region east and northeast of Toronto.
- National Writers Union represents 4,500 freelance writers in all genres.
- Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America.
- Society for Technical Communication
- Writers Guild of America represents writers in the motion picture, broadcast, cable and new media industries.
Updated: April 22, 2013