Creative Writing

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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:
  • September 2021 (online)
  • January 2022 (online)
  • September 2022 (online)
  • January 2023 (Vancouver)

The following creative writing courses begin in the next few months. 

January 2022

15 Fiction Series for the Weekend Student CPW604 CPW604-VA12211

15 Non-Fiction Series for the Weekend Student CPW525 CPW525-VA12211

15 Poetry Series for the Weekend Student CPW505 CPW505-VA12211

19 How to Write a Family Memoir CPW503 CPW503-ON12211

24 Writing with Confidence TWSA100 TWSA100-ON12211

26 Creative Non-Fiction 1 TWSA150 TWSA150-ON12211

26 Fiction 1 TWSA140 TWSA140-ON12211

26 Poetry 1 TWSA160 TWSA160-ON12211

February 2022

12 Write, Write, Write CPW804 CPW804-VA12211

24 Creative Non-Fiction 2 TWSA250 TWSA250-ON12211

24 Fiction 2 TWSA240 TWSA240-ON12211

24 Poetry 2 TWSA260 TWSA260-ON12211

Connect with our community

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

Attend an info session

There are currently no info sessions scheduled.

Book a consultation

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

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