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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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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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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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Glynis Guevara headshot

While many writers know their vocation from a very young age, others realize their calling later in life. In a way, Glynis Guevara falls into both of these categories.

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Rebecca Higgins

When the best laid plans go awry, they sometimes do so with serendipitous results. Rebecca Higgins, a 2015 School for Writers graduate, knows this from experience.

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People at Toronto Writers' Centre

Working on a new project? Need a quiet space to write and to connect with other professionals? The Toronto Writers’ Centre can help!

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Anita Kushwaha

While the proverb assures us that practice makes perfect, writing and publishing are never without challenges. Anita Kushwaha knows this from experience.

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Liz Harmer

If you didn’t already know her name from her essays and stories, you certainly know it now. This year may just be remembered as the year of Liz Harmer.

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Onder Deligoz

Onder Deligoz is the recipient of the 2018 PEN Canada-Humber College Writers-in-Exile Scholarship. 

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Lindsay Wong

Lindsay Wong talks about her memoir, The Woo-Woo, and working with Humber writing mentor Jami Attenberg.

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