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Application Process

How to apply

For those who apply by June 7, the 2019 fee is $950, plus HST. The cost of the workshop for those applying between June 8 and July 2 is $1050, plus HST. Email the following documents to by June 7, 2019 for early bird eligibility, or by July 2, 2019 for regular eligibility:

  • a cover letter describing yourself and your writing project
  • the Registration Form (or equivalent information on a separate page) - available in Word by clicking here or in PDF by clicking here
  • no more than 15 pages of an excerpt from your novel, work of non-fiction, short story, or poetry for assessment. If you are accepted, this copy will be forwarded to your instructor and used in the classroom.

Please make sure that pages are numbered, double-spaced in 12-point font, and that your name appears on each page.

For application inquiries, please contact Ariadna Jimenez at 416-675-6622, ext.3449 or

“A very good writing school.” David Mitchell, author of Cloud Atlas