A week for writers and lit lovers

Monday, February 23, 2009


The Humber School for Writers is both practical and inspirational - a place that provides a supportive coterie and the tools to improve your writing. The dates are July 10 to July 16, 2009. Residence is available. Humber College is on the lakeshore on the western end of Toronto.

Consider this porgram as jet fuel for the literary mind.Since 1992, the Humber School for Writers has distinguished itself as a leading centre for the study of creative writing. Its track record speaks for itself: more than 260 of our graduates have gone on to publish books of fiction, non-fiction, or poetry. Several have been nominated for literary awards, and a few have gone on to win.

The week-long workshop consists of two full days and four afternoons of lectures, five mornings of classes, one evening reading, lunches, and a closing banquet. "One of the best programs of its kind in North America."The Globe and Mail

This summer, the faculty includes:Martin Amis,Wayson Choy,Bruce Jay Friedman,Isabel Huggan,Rachel Kushner,Carole Langille,Alistair MacLeod,John Metcalf,David Mitchell,Kim Moritsugu,Nino Ricci,Marsha Skrypuch,Miriam Toews,Guy Vanderhaeghe,Erika de Vasconcelos.

Registration Fee By June 10, Canadian residents: $949 (Cdn)

For details, please visit the website at or
For further information, please call 416-675-6622 ext. 3449, or send e-mail to

Address your application to:Hilary HigginsThe Humber School for Writers Humber Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning 3199 Lake Shore Blvd. West

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