Writers Program

Toronto Arts Council

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Greater Toronto Area (GTA)

Contact Information

Rudrapriya Rathore

Literary Arts & Music Operating Program Manager

Email: rudrapriya@torontoartscouncil.org

Phone Number: 416-392-6802 x 224


All funds are available in English and French.

Grant Description

Toronto Arts Council (TAC) Writers Program supports the creation of new literary works or works-in-progress in the genres of fiction (including novels, short stories, children’s literature, graphic novels, etc.), literary non-fiction, poetry and oral traditions such as storytelling, dub, rap and spoken-word.

    Additional Information

    All applicants to this program must be published by a professional publisher.

    Only publishers that have an independent editorial selection process are considered professional, and the author must receive financial compensation for the work.

    Self-publishing and writing in newsletters or student magazines do not qualify as professional publishing.

    Eligibility Requirements

    Applicant Type
    Artistic Discipline
    Literary arts
    Funding Type
    Project: Creating and Presenting
    Priority Community
    Career Type


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