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. This year all course being offered are online. Learn from some of Canada’s most successful writers including Dennis Bock, Ayelet Tsabari, Bianca Marais, Cary Fagan, Adam Foulds, Canisia Lubrin, Ranjini George, Diane Terrana, Barbara Radecki, Heather Birrell, Marina Nemat, and Marina Endicott. 

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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