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. 

August 2021

16 Write, Write, Write CPW804 CPW804-ON12141

September 2021

18 Fiction Series for the Weekend Student CPW604 CPW604-ON1217

21 Memoir of Inquiry CPW507 CPW507-ON12171

21 Writing with Confidence TWSA100 TWSA100-ON12171

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

27 The Poem's Intention CPW705 CPW705-ON1217

Connect with our community

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

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Book a consultation

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

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