Sample Syllabus

SEPTEMBER/JANUARY
Journal Writing: Journaling, with Maureen Phillips.  Assignment: Journal writing

Creative Non-Fiction: Memoirs with Mandy Catron.  Assignment: Memoir

Creative Writing: Poetry, with Ted Byrne.  Assignment: Poem

Songs and Lyrics: with Carol Sawyer  Assignment: Re-write your favourite song

OCTOBER/FEBRUARY
Academic Writing: Assignments and Essays, with Alison Rajah.  Assignment: 400 word essay

Rhetoric: The Manifesto (What We Want!) with Margot Leigh Butler.  Assignment: 3 line Manifesto

Academic Essays: Argument Essays, with Peter Babiak.  Assignment: Argument Essay

Tour of the Vancouver Public Library, Central Branch.

NOVEMBER/MARCH
Life Writing: Taking words out, finding other stories, with Leanne Johnson and My Name is Scot.

Blogging: with Wil Steele. Assignment: Write a blog post

Screenwriting: with Stephen Hahn

Creative Writing: Postcard Stories, with Stephanie Maricevic: 500 word postcard story