News & Announcements

  • January 30, 2023

    January 30, 2023

    The new year began remarkably for Master of Publishing (MPub) alumna Claire Cavanagh. She was recently announced as a literary agent for The Rights Factory, an editorial agency founded almost two decades ago by its CEO, Sam Hiyate. Currently living and working in Lisbon, Portugal, Claire gave us an insight into her journey so far.

  • November 23, 2022

    November 23, 2022

    While Susan Juby's Master of Publishing (MPub) degree enabled her to become a teacher, a role she finds fulfilling, it also taught her other invaluable lessons. Susan is a critically acclaimed author and the 2016 recipient of the prestigious Stephen Leacock Medal for Humour. Here is her MPub story.

  • October 20, 2022

    October 20, 2022

    Hannah McGregor is an Associate Professor in SFU's Publishing Program. She is also a podcast host and a newly published author. Although Hannah is currently on leave, she spoke with us about her role within the program and her new book, A Sentimental Education.

  • February 10, 2022

    February 10, 2022

    Jazmin Welch graduated in 2021 from SFU's Master of Publishing program. She now owns and operates her own book design studio, fleck creative studio and design books for Arsenal Pulp Press. Jazmin spoke with us at SFU Publishing to share more about her experience with the program and the impact it has made on her career to this day.

  • February 04, 2022

    February 04, 2022

    Juan Pablo Alperin is an Associate Professor in the Publishing Program, the co-Scientific Director of the Public Knowledge Project, and the co-Director of the Scholarly Communications Lab. As a leading voice on issues of developing regions to the scholarly community through a combination of published research, presentations, and membership in the board of major international initiatives, Dr. Alperin was recently awarded a SSHRC Connection grant of $21,695 for research on “Broadening our understanding of Open Science.”

  • December 17, 2021

    December 17, 2021

    When SFU School of Communication alum Casey McCarthy received a promotional email about the master of publishing (MPub) program, she decided to pursue the program to upgrade her strengths and abilities. “I just wanted to take my skills to the next level. I was looking for something more transferable. I didn’t want to focus on one set path, but focus on things that I really enjoy doing — which is writing, research, and conveying information,” McCarthy says.