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Groups and Programs

The Writing Centre offers a number of groups and programs focused on different types of writing and writing processes.


*All of these programs run September – April only unless otherwise noted.


Summer Book Club (June through August 2020)

  • What: Bring your own book and join us to share and discuss our favourite reads this summer in video chat meetings.
  • Who: Anyone
  • When: One meeting a month
  • Where: BlueJeans chat rooom
  • Join: E-mail with the subject “Book Club” to join the club

30 Day Writing Challenge (June 2020)

  • What: Developing a regular writing practice. You set your goal and we provide the support! We will also have weekly optional video meetings to talk about goals and stumbling blocks.
  • Who: Anyone
  • When: Meetings every Monday
  • Where: Writing Centre main area
  • Where: BlueJeans chat rooom
  • Join: E-mail with the subject “Writing Challenge” to join

Drop-in Appointments (September through April)

  • What: Need a quick brainstorming session or a second set of eyes? Appointments run approximately 20 minutes and are first come, first served.
  • Who: Anyone
  • When: Monday – Friday, 2:00 – 4:00
  • Where: Writing Centre main area

Wordsmiths of Emily Carr (September through August)

  • What: A club for creative writers–experienced or aspiring
  • Who: All students, regardless of experience.
  • When: Thursdays, 4:00 – 5:30PM
  • Where: Writing Centre Main Space

Letter Writing Collective Pop-up (TBA)

  • What: A pop-up event where you can write and share your love of handwritten and typed letters.  We’ll provide the typewriters and stationery.
  • Who: Anyone
  • When: On a pop-up basis
  • Where: Writing Centre Main Space

Faculty Writing Group

  • What: Based on the Shut Up & Write model
  • Who: All faculty members, including sessional instructors.
  • When: TBD
  • Where: TBD