Writing and Publishing Program

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Register now for courses starting between March and August, 2010.

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For a complete list of courses, review our online Calendar.

Welcome to 2009-2010

Welcome to the most diverse and comprehensive writing and publishing program in Canada with over 100 courses offered each year. We have seen many changes over our 25 years, and this year is no exception. Look for the one year certificate in Technical Communication, now entirely online. Review our new programming and new mentors in The Writer's Studio, our part-time Creative Writing program. Search out courses in new media, content management and other emerging fields. If you are already working in the writing or publishing industries, see our advanced classes for your professional development, or consider a course custom-designed for your work place. Our courses emphasize the practical. Gain the benifit of hands-on training from our experienced, industry-based professionals. There is always something new going on in Writing and Publishing. Whatever the next chapter in your life holds, we can help you be ready for it.

If you would like assistance in choosing the right course, please give us a call at 778-782-5093.

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Course Descriptions

Creative Writing and Journalism

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Business Communication and Professional Writing

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Technical Communication

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News and Events

Fall 2010 & Spring 2011 course catalogue
is coming soon!

To request a print copy of the current Spring and Summer 2010 catalogue, listing courses available until August 2010, e-mail wpp@sfu.ca with your name and address, or click here to download a copy as a pdf.
You will need Adobe's Acrobat Reader to view the catalogue.

1st Book Competition

Submission deadline May 31

A Canada-wide literary competition for emerging Canadian writers who have not yet published a book. Details on The Writer's Studio web site.

Guide to Publishing in Literary Magazines and
Entering Contests

This free fifty-one page guide contains current information about Canadian magazines and contests with invaluable tips from our Writer's Studio alumni.

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