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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 May 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


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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The Magpie’s Library

The Magpie’s Library

Kate Blair

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Tangled Planet

Tangled Planet

Kate Blair

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Transferral

Transferral

Kate Blair

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The Colours of Birds

The Colours of Birds

Rebecca Higgins

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Side by Side

Side by Side

Anita Kushwaha

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The Woo-Woo

The Woo-Woo

Lindsay Wong

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The Prague Crystal

The Prague Crystal

Dana Kobernick

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News

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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Kate Blair

For some, third time’s the charm. But Kate Blair has been three-times lucky. The 2017 graduate is getting ready to publish her third novel, and we caught up with her over email to learn more about the details.

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Students at Summer workshop

Looking to kick-start your next writing project? Connect with like-minded writers and get expert feedback from established authors and publishing professionals in our Summer Workshop in Creative Writing. 

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