The study of therapeutic writing, also known as writing for wellness, expressive writing and developmental creative writing, has only lately arisen as a significant area of study, however, recent research has shown that writing is good for your health.Writing studies, including narrative therapy studies that incorporate writing, have noted a number of benefits, including improvements in self-image and mental health, improvements in writing structure and spelling, a reduction in ADHD symptoms, and improvements in .
Through the program, we aim to offer students stimulating, challenging, and engaging ways to shape a writing life.
The Creative Writing MFA takes full advantage of its location in Toronto, an international literary and cultural centre.
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Our degree program offers workshops in fiction, creative nonfiction, drama and poetry.
She was longlisted for Pulp Literature’s Bumblebee Flash Fiction contest and shortlisted for their Raven Short Story contest and two of her stories were shortlisted for the 2017 Eden Mills Literary Contest.
for the University of Guelph Writers Workshop 2018.
Be sure to check out Oubah's brilliant debut chapbook Hereditary Blue at anstrutherpress.com/hereditary-blu… “This is crime in the sense of the crime of being a bystander, of being an obedient citizen; we are the guard, let’s not judge her, we created her.” #Guelph CWMFA faculty & playwright Judith Thompson on her play Watching Glory Die, 2019 Edinburgh Festival scotsman.com/arts-and-cultu… Our #Non Fiction Contest is open for subs (deadline: Oct 15) & there's still time to write that cerebral commentary RE: your summer fruit picking career. Check out this list of #Canadian #Non Fiction releases from @cbcbooks for more inspo: ow.ly/q Pe R50vx Ykz Did you know that Sudbury, Ontario has a literary festival called Wordstock? Four AMAZING WRITERS are reading tonight at the #Guelph CWMFA Summer Speakeasy: @Julie Mannell , Christine H. Congratulations Canisia Lubrin (@canisialu) & Leanne Toshiko Simpson (@leannetoshiko)! Save the dates (and start planning your carpool) for this amazing literary gathering in a beautiful little town 12km east of Guelph and 90km west of Toronto!
5 amazing books by 5 brilliant writers have been shortlisted for the 2019 Toronto Book Awards, including Theory by #Guelph CWMFA Faculty Dionne Brand (Knopf Canada)! Toni Morrison transformed the texture of English - “When you walked out of a Toni Morrison novel and onto the street you became more certain of your own viability.
All of her books made the world better; she showed us the depth and breadth and generosity of Black people.” - #Guelph CWMFA Faculty Dionne Brand guelphmercury.com/whatson-story/…
#Guelph CWMFA graduate Kathleen Hepburn, Writer/Director & Co-Founder of Experimental Forest Films, is receiving an Outstanding Alumni Award from @SFU!