Mary W. Walters


Upcoming & recent Events

Friday, June 17, 2016 4 -  5:30 p.m. Canadian Writers Summit

Harbourfront, Toronto

"Making Our Own Solutions: The Writer as Cultural Agent"

Panel Moderator

Panel members: Jael Richardson, Vanessa Shields, Chris Tolley

Word on the Street 2016 Toronto

The Writers Union of Canada booth at Harbourfront Centre

Sunday, September 25, 2016: 12 noon to 1 p.m. 

Screenshot is from The Writers' Union of Canada website "Publishing 2.0 was presented in nine cities across Canada in 2014-15, and the feedback says it all: 'Excellent,' 'Comprehensive,' 'Informed and witty,' 'Experience-rich,'  'Inspiring!'

"Originally presented as a full-day workshop, Publishing 2.0 - Tips & Traps is now available as an 83-minute video. Whether you are an aspiring, emerging, or established writer, the ever-changing publishing landscape can be daunting. To acquire the skills you need today to successfully approach traditional and/or independent publishing, this video is the place to start.'"

Visit the web page for Publishing 2.0: Tips and Traps

Events and Announcements

l to r: Jael Richardson, Mary W. Walters, Chris Tolley, Vanessa Shields. Canadian Writers Summit, 2016


York U Literary Reading and Festival

Friday, January 27 2017, 4:30 to 8 p.m 

​Presenter/Facilitator 2-part series on Funding for Artists

Making a Living. Making Art – Accessing & Developing Funds as an Artist EntrepreneurNeighbourhood Arts Network; Toronto Arts Foundation. May/June 15, 2017, Pierre Léon Gallery at Alliance Française, Toronto. 1) “How to Write A Really Effective Funding Application: (May 25, 6-9 p.m.); 2) Talking to Private and Corporate Sponsors about Funding Your Art” (June 15, 6-9 p.m.)