Part-time, in class The Writer’s Studio — Vancouver

Program details

Format Part-time in Vancouver.
We also offer The Writer's Studio Online.

Visit The Writer's Studio calendar  for times and locations.

All courses, workshops and events take place on weeknights and some Saturdays.

You'll work through three semesters:


  • Complete core courses and meet with your workshop group
  • Participate in readings with guest writers, mentors and fellow students
  • Begin emerge production


  • Focus on self-paced writing and take a summer elective
  • Participate in at least one consultation with your mentor
  • Meet informally with your workshop group (optional)


  • Take a fall elective
  • Continue bi-weekly workshops and one-on-one consultations with your mentor
  • Complete your final portfolio
  • Participate in a final, celebratory reading at the emerge launch


Duration One year
Upcoming term
January–December 2020
Courses There are four core courses and two electives in addition to several other activities.
Learning materials We’ll give you a list of required textbooks, if applicable, before your courses begin. We will provide all other course materials.
Tuition $5,200. The entire tuition fee is due on December 8.

Financial aid information is available on our tuition and scholarships page.

Application fee $75 (non-refundable)
Application deadline We accept applications from September 4 to October 31.