Creative Writing

Tanya Boteju, TWS 2018. Read her story

Join our community of writers.

All writers need the right tools, techniques and support to develop their work and build a career. Our programs take a holistic approach to mastering the craft of writing, blending dynamic curriculum with hands-on experience and a community where writers can grow together. All of our students have the opportunity to learn from a variety of award-winning authors.

The Writer's Studio 

The Writer’s Studio is a one-year, part-time creative writing program for writers who are ready to immerse themselves in a manuscript. We offer two delivery formats: online and in-class (Vancouver).

upcoming programs:
  • January 2021 (online)
  • September 2021 (online)

The following creative writing courses begin in the next few months. Many other courses are also open for registration.

Location update: In-person courses have been moved to online delivery through December 31, 2021.

February 2021

6 Write, Write, Write CPW804 CPW804-ON12111

March 2021

1 Memoir of Inquiry CPW507 CPW507-ON12111

April 2021

14 Creative Non-Fiction 2 TWSA250 TWSA250-ON1211

14 Fiction 2 TWSA240 TWSA240-ON1211

14 Poetry 2 TWSA260 TWSA260-ON1211

August 2021

16 Write, Write, Write CPW804 CPW804-ON12141

September 2021

22 Creative Non-Fiction 1 TWSA150 TWSA150-ON12171

22 Fiction 1 TWSA140 TWSA140-ON12171

22 Poetry 1 TWSA160 TWSA160-ON12171

23 Creative Non-Fiction 2 TWSA250 TWSA250-ON12171

23 Fiction 2 TWSA240 TWSA240-ON12171

23 Poetry 2 TWSA260 TWSA260-ON12171

October 2021

16 Memoir of Inquiry CPW507 CPW507-ON12171

Connect with our community

Join us for free or low cost online activities created to help writers connect with their community. All are welcome.

Creative and Professional Writing Open House

There are currently no Open House scheduled.

Attend an info session

Book a consultation

Register for a manuscript consultation to receive feedback on your poetry, fiction or non-fiction. 

Be inspired  by our alumni

Our alumni have published dozens of books and other pieces. Meet a few of our grads: 

Connect with us

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn