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Our distinguished school has had over 300 alumni go on to publish books. We offer a broad range of courses and programs including an intensive writing week in the Summer Workshop and the opportunity to work on a book-length manuscript in the Correspondence Program.


Graduate Certificate in Creative Writing

For students working on book-length projects.

Apply now for September 2019!

Summer Workshop in Creative Writing

A week-long intensive workshop at Humber's beautiful Lakeshore Campus. Takes place July 7 to 12, 2019.

Faculty

David Bezmozgis

David Bezmozgis

Program Director, Creative Writing
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Alissa York

Alissa York

Full-Time Faculty, Creative Writing
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Jami Attenberg

Jami Attenberg

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David Bergen

David Bergen

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Sandra Birdsell

Sandra Birdsell

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Giles Blunt

Giles Blunt

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Dennis Bock

Dennis Bock

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Danila Botha

Danila Botha

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Trevor Cole

Trevor Cole

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Karen Connelly

Karen Connelly

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Cherie Dimaline

Cherie Dimaline

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Elizabeth Duncan

Elizabeth Duncan

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A Showcase of Student Success


Look After Her

Look After Her

Hannah Brown

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A Dark House

A Dark House

Ian Colford

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The Crimes of Hector Tomas

The Crimes of Hector Tomas

Ian Colford

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Perfect World

Perfect World

Ian Colford

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The Allspice Bath

The Allspice Bath

Sonia Saikaley

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The Heart Beats in Secret

The Heart Beats in Secret

Katie Munnik

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Where I Fall, Where She Rises

Where I Fall, Where She Rises

Dean Serravalle

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Please Stand By

Please Stand By

Carolyn Bennett

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A Tapestry of Survival

A Tapestry of Survival

Leslie Mezei

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Undercard

Undercard

David Albertyn

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Every Shameless Ray

Every Shameless Ray

Leslie Timmins

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La Brigantessa

La Brigantessa

Rosanna Micelotta Battigelli

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News

Katie Munnik

Writing advice isn’t hard to find, but sometimes it’s hard to take—especially when it’s your own. Katie Munnik, a 2016 Humber School for Writers grad, knows this from experience.

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Carolyn Bennett

She’s worked as a standup comic and a television writer, so it’s only natural that Carolyn Bennett’s new creative project would draw on both of those experiences.

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David Albertyn

David Albertyn is the author of Undercard (House of Anansi 2019), one of the most buzzed-about books of the winter. He abandoned two novels before starting work on the manuscript that would become Undercard, and from the outset, Albertyn knew this book was different.

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Leslie Timmins headshot

Writing is often a solitary activity, but connecting with other writers, even informally, has benefits that extend far beyond the social. Poet and 2008 Humber School for Writers alumna Leslie Timmins found out just that.

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Rosanna Micelotta Battigelli headshot

As Robert McKee said, “Writing is a marathon, not a sprint.” It takes time to master the craft, and more time still to devise a plot and characters that will keep readers engaged. And publishing? That’s another matter entirely. But as alumna Rosanna Micelotta Battigelli found out, it’s worth the wait and the work to see your books reaching readers.

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