Mini-Manuscript Consultation with Evelyn Lau

We are pleased to offer creative writers an opportunity to meet with Evelyn Lau, critically acclaimed author and former Vancouver Poet Laureate, for a manuscript assessment. You are welcome to submit a maximum of 15 double-spaced pages to Lau, who has written poetry, non-fiction and fiction.

Lau will read your manuscript before your 50-minute meeting. At the meeting, she may provide you with suggestions about editing, how to publish your work, and how to work with editors and publishers. She may also ask questions about your writing life.

Please Note: We must receive your 15-page manuscript at least two weeks before the meeting date.

This course is available at the following time(s) and location(s):

Campus Session(s) Instructor(s) Cost Seats available  
Phone 6 Evelyn Lau $157.50 15 Register

Location update: Consultations for the remainder of 2020 will be offered via phone only. Evelyn Lau will call you at the confirmed time.

Consult Dates
Consults usually take place on the last Monday of every month with slots available at 3pm, 4pm, 5pm, or 6pm (PDT). After registering for the consult, you will receive an email asking you to complete an online form to select your meeting date and time.

Below are the dates available for 2020:

July 27
August 31
September 28
October 26
November 30
December 14

Formatting your manuscript
Your manuscript should be provided in the following format:

  • Max Length: 15 pages
  • Title of your work(s), if it has one, at the top centre
  • Your name, at the bottom centre
  • Page numbers on the bottom right
  • Double spaced, 10 or 12 point font

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