Canadian Authors Association


The Canadian Authors Association (CAA) is a national organization with a local presence dedicated to promoting a flourishing community of writers across Canada and to encourage works of literary and artistic merit.

The organization does this by:

  • establishing and maintaining professional standards,
  • promoting professionalism and good practices,
  • providing opportunities for professional development,
  • promoting the fair and equitable treatment of writers,
  • working in partnership with other relevant organizations, and
  • promoting awareness of Canada’s writing and publishing environment.