what’s on at the WCYR

Every month from September – June the WCYR holds meetings and workshops featuring different writing-related topics and speakers. These meetings are open to members and non-members alike. We would love to see you there!

Our members include writers of all kinds from memoirists to novelists, bloggers and social media gurus. Having such diverse membership means our members are always up to something. Check out the latest.

Get motivated with writing tips, personal essays and advice from the WCYR community. Leave a comment and connect with others.

Upcoming Events & Find the WCYR in the Community:

Mega Local Authors Event at Chapters Newmarket. May 4-5, 2019 10:00am – 5:00pm

Mega Local Authors Event at Chapters Markham. June 8-9, 2019, 10:00am – 5:00pm

Build Your Own Murder Mystery: A Collective Creation Project with MJ Moores. Sunday, June 9, 2019, 1:00-4:00pm at the Ray Twinney Recreation Complex

Early Bird Tickets now available for the York Writers Conference (October 26th, 2019)


Write Now, WCYR’s Youth Group meets at Cardinal Press (208 Main St. Newmarket) on the 4th Sunday of every month from 12-1pm.

WCYR Open Mic, meets at Cardinal Press (208 Main St. Newmarket) on the 4th Sunday of every month from 1-3pm