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With the U of T Bookstore Reading Series, the Jack McClelland Writer-in-Residence program, and numerous programs involving the City's literary leaders, the University is a true hub for the Toronto creative writing community.

Department of English  - Master Degree in the Field of Creative Writing - University of Toronto St. George
This young program draws on both the expertise of the faculty at the University and on the extraordinary vitality of Toronto’s writing community. Internationally acclaimed writers, a multiplicity of cultural traditions, and an energetic publishing industry provide the context for nurturing new talent.

School of Continuing Studies Creative Writing Program - University of Toronto St. George
Work directly with published writers in small classes. Discover your voice through supportive and intelligent feedback. Take a workshop in any genre you can imagine. Learn the practical aspects of becoming a successful writer.

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Opportunities in the Arts posts auditions, calls for submissions, workshops/seminars, as well as volunteer and paid positions.

Did You Know

  • Japanese-Canadian writer Joy Kogawa is the 2012-13 Jack McCelland Writer-in-Residence. 

    Best known as the author of her Canadian classic, Obasan, Joy Kogawa is also a widely anthologized poet.