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:
  • 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.

January 2021

20 Creative Non-Fiction 1 TWSA150 TWSA150-ON1211

20 Fiction 1 TWSA140 TWSA140-ON1211

20 How to Write a Family Memoir CPW503 CPW503-ON12111

20 Poetry 1 TWSA160 TWSA160-ON1211

23 Fiction Series for the Weekend Student CPW604 CPW604-ON12111

February 2021

6 Write, Write, Write CPW804 CPW804-ON12111

April 2021

14 Creative Non-Fiction 2 TWSA250 TWSA250-ON1211

14 Fiction 2 TWSA240 TWSA240-ON1211

14 Poetry 2 TWSA260 TWSA260-ON1211

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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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