U of T Summer Writing School

About this program

Join a supportive community of emerging writers from around the world in our five-day intensive workshops. Classes take place in the heart of Toronto, on our St. George Campus. Learn from some of Canada’s most successful writers including Kelley Armstrong, Peter Robinson, Dennis Bock, Tish Cohen, Shaughnessy Bishop Stall, Pasha Malla, Ken Babstock, Marina Nemat, Dave Bidini, and Carianne Leung.

Workshops include daily round-table and panel discussions on an array of genres, as well as instructor and student readings.

All workshops count towards our Certificate in Creative Writing, and registered learners are eligible to enter our Creative Writing Awards.

Courses in this program area can be applied

towards Creative Writing certificate.

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Student Testimonials

"I took the Writing the Memoir course at U of T a few years ago and it inspired a whole new way of writing for me. The instructors are knowledgeable and the courses are well organized." - Rupi Kaur

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