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 we have Summer Writing School courses offered both In-class and Online. Learn from some of Canada's most successful writers including Ann YK Choi, Ayelet Tsabari, Beth Kaplan, Blair Hurley, Cary Fagan, Catherine Graham, Dennis Bock, Diane Terrana, Heather Birrell, Jessica Westhead, Marina Endicott, Ranjini George, Shaughnessy Bishop-Stall, Sheniz Janmohamed, and Willow Dawson.

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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