Join the CNFC


1. A monthly newsletter with advance notice of CNFC programming, writing opportunities, news on opportunities for publication and more.

2. Reduced registration fees for the annual Writing True conference.

3. Annual nonfiction writing competition in partnership with Humber Literary Review with top three winners awarded a total of $1500.

4. Exclusive access to free online professional, interactive online workshops and webinars as well as CNFC Resources, including lists of upcoming contests, book prizes, literary journals and magazines, Canadian book publishers and podcasts.

5. Membership in a strong, growing, professional, and supportive collective devoted to nonfiction writers at every stage of their writer’s journey.

NEW MEMBERS sign up today and join the hundreds of other writers who make up the CNFC community!

RENEWING MEMBERS login to your Wild Apricot account, click your name, and select the “renew” button under Membership details. Please be sure to update any incorrect or incomplete contact information at the same time.

Your membership lasts for one year following your join date.

The cost of an annual regular membership is $50.00.

The cost of an annual student membership is $25.00.

You also have the option to sign up as a sustaining member. Your extra funds will help any members who need financial assistance to attend our annual conference.  NOTE: You will receive an income tax receipt for your gift.

Sustaining Member – Level 1 – $75 ($50 membership plus $25 tax-deductible gift)

Sustaining Member – Level 2 – $100 ($50 membership plus $50 tax-deductible gift)

Sustaining Member – Level 3 – $125 ($50 membership plus $75 tax-deductible gift)

Sustaining Member – Level 4 – $150 ($50 membership plus $100 tax-deductible gift)

Current members will receive renewal notices one month in advance of their renewal date.

New members may join at any time.

Payment can be made online. Your membership will begin as soon as we have received your dues.

As soon as we receive your payment, your name will be added to the member list. Thank you.



We recognize not everyone may find themselves in a place where the cost of membership is sustainable, and we want to encourage as many creative nonfiction writers as possible to join. If you are experiencing financial hardship but would like to join the CNFC, please contact us with your reason(s) for wanting to join the collective. We are committed to inclusion and diversity, and we welcome all interested writers. If you’re able to help a writer in need, please consider making a donation to support one of these memberships.