Operational Investors


The Writers’ Federation of Nova Scotia recognizes the support of the Province of Nova Scotia in our efforts to develop and promote our cultural resources for all Nova Scotians: we are pleased to work in partnership with the Department of Communities, Culture and Heritage and with funding from Support4Culture, a designated lottery program of the Nova Scotia Provincial Lotteries and Casino Corporation.

The Writers' Federation of Nova Scotia operates with additional support from the Halifax Regional Municipality.

Program & Award Investors


The Writers’ Federation of Nova Scotia recognizes the Province of Nova Scotia's support for our Writers in the Schools (WITS) program. We are pleased to offer this program with support from the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development and Arts Nova Scotia.


The Writers’ Federation of Nova Scotia acknowledges the Canada Council for the Arts for its ongoing support for our Alistair Macleod Mentorship Program, as well as the RBC Emering Artists Project for its recurring sponsorship of the program.

Project & Event Investors


The Writers' Federation of Nova Scotia gratefully acknowledges the support of Arts Nova Scotia for our Poetry in Motion project; the support of the League of Canadian Poets with the Canada Council for the Arts for our The League Reads series; and the support of BoyneClarke LLP and Gordon Stirrett Wealth Management for Gather 'Round.

Signature Community Partners

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The Writers' Federation of Nova Scotia thanks the Atlantic Book Awards Society for its annual partnership in delivering the Abraham, Brimer, Raddall, and Richardson literary awards. We also extend deep gratitude to Halifax Public Libraries for their long-term partnership in realizing special projects and hosting numerous public events.

Project & Event Partners

The Writers' Federation of Nova Scotia thanks our numerous past, present, and ongoing partners, including the Ann Connor Brimer Society, Cabot Trail Writers FestivalCanadian Society of Children's Authors, Illustrators and Performers (CANSCAIP)CBC Radio, Dalhousie Libraries, The FiddleheadFIN Atlantic International Film Festival, Hackmatack Children's Choice Book AwardHalifax Regional Municipality, Lunenburg School of the ArtsNSCAD University's School of Extended Studies, Playwrights Atlantic Resource Centre (PARC), Propeller Brewing Co.Read by the Sea's Writing on Fire program, Teichert Gallery, The Watch That Ends the Night, Theatre Nova ScotiaThis Hour Has 22 Minutes, Univeristy of King's CollegeThe Word On The Street Halifax, and Writers' Trust of Canada.