Looking for some writing inspiration and guidance this fall?
We offer students such pedagogical initiatives as the Parkdale Project, the opportunity to design and teach creative writing workshops in a downtown Toronto public school.
We attract a diverse student body and are proud of the trail-blazing publication and production accomplishments of our growing number of alumni.
Kathleen is being recognized as a "Rising Star in Arts and Culture" - way to go! The Eden Mills Writers' Festival (@emwf) is almost here! 8 are only $10 in advance & there's a free shuttle service from U of Guelph (@uofg)! Students from our #Guelph CWMFA program will be reading too!
Opening Night of the Eden Mills Writers' Festival (@emwf) is Friday September 6, 2019!
Two best-selling Canadian authors - Marina Endicott and Guy Gavriel Kay - will appear on stage together for the very first time!
edenmillswritersfestival.ca/friday/ This September, The Word On The Street (@toronto WOTS) is "throwing a #WOTS30 birthday party like no other, celebrating the past and future of Canadian literature with an exciting lineup of debut authors alongside perennial favourites." Details below! "As a dual citizen (Canadian/American), Toni is like the Aretha Franklin of literature for me.Through the IFOA we offer annual Master Classes with authors visiting the festival.We offer additional winter Master Classes and panels on such topics as structuring the novel, teaching writing, and writers and money.We are SO honoured and SO excited that the brilliant, award-winning novelist Carrianne Leung is teaching Decolonial Fiction at #Guelph CWMFA this fall! pic.twitter.com/7e1I8dzo OG Dionne Brand: The reinvention of poetry | Caribbean Beat Magazine “Brand’s characters strive for an understanding of the world that surpasses dictionary definitions:...” — @novelniche with this* profile of #DIONNEBRAND caribbean-beat.com/issue-159/dion… The Word on the Street 2019 (@toronto WOTS) is quickly approaching (Sept. This festival has author readings, featured programming & an open-air book fair!She was also recently named Laurier’s Edna Staebler Writer-in-Residence! Check out the 2019 featured authors here: thewordonthestreet.ca/toronto/the-wo… All of her books made the world better; she showed us the depth and breadth and generosity of Black people.” - #Guelph CWMFA Faculty Dionne Brand guelphmercury.com/whatson-story/…#Guelph CWMFA graduate Kathleen Hepburn, Writer/Director & Co-Founder of Experimental Forest Films, is receiving an Outstanding Alumni Award from @SFU!She extends past the borders of America and her work is the voice of an era in time that is both painful and powerful.” @Jael Richardson, author/#Guelph CWMFA grad cambridgetimes.ca/whatson-story/…On its list of back-to-school must-reads, North Vancouver Public Library recommends Irresistible by author & #Guelph CWMFA graduate Richard Scrimger "to get kids fired up about reading as the days grow shorter, school starts and a chill hits the air." nsnews.com/community/nine…This two-day event is FREE for everyone, including the general public.Choose from 22 exciting hands-on workshops for writers of all levels. Topics include creative fiction, memoirs, academic writing, therapeutic writing, editing, grammar & style, mindfulness, brain research, publishing, and so much more.