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writing contest

2017 Jan Rehner Prize for Writing Competition Opens!

The Department of Writing is encouraging submissions for the Jan Rehner Prize for Writing from interested students and faculty until Friday April 28, 2017. Any paper (one per person) written in any style may be nominated, so long as the final grade for the paper was at least 80%. The winner in each category will […]

writing contest

2016 Jan Rehner Prize for Writing Competition Opens!

The Department of Writing is encouraging submissions for the Jan Rehner Prize for Writing from interested students and faculty until April 25, 2016. Any paper (one per person) written in any style may be nominated, so long as the final grade for the paper was at least 80%. The winner in each category will be […]

FROM SCRATCH MEDIA

From Scratch Media DIY podcasting, one show at a time

inQUERY, the first of From Scratch Media's podcast shows is now available! Listen as York's Professional Writing students explore our evolving relationship with information in a networked world. Featured episodes illuminate the absurd politics of online customer reviews, the lie behind the "world-wide" web,the emerging culture of citizen journalism, and more. Subscribe to Featured Episodes - From Scratch Media […]

Iqra Khalid

New MP a Professional Writing Graduate!

Iqra Khalid, who is the new Liberal Member of Parliament for the riding of Mississauga-Erin Mills, graduated from York in 2007 with a double major in Criminology and Professional Writing. As article in the November 9th edition of yFile notes, 17 elective representatives to the Canadian Parliament have connections to York, but as a recent […]

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When Words Go Global: a #digped Chat

Digital Writing Month 2015 is entering its first few frenzied, frantic, fanatical days, and immediately upon entry into November the questions arise: what is digital writing? who reads digital writing? who authors it? where does it end up? For the last four years, we’ve been asking these questions alongside participants in this month-long MOOC-like thing. […]

Creation, Curation, Collaboration

November is Digital Writing Month

Would you like to spend a month experimenting with new forms of writing, or even just focusing on writing goals you have for yourself, amongst a supportive community? Would you like an opportunity to get inspired by other digital writers, and learn about different forms of digital expression? Would you like to find collaborators for […]

Kitty Lundy Memorial Lecture

Kitty Lundy Memorial Lecture

The annual Kitty Lundy Memorial Lecture honours the late Kitty Lundy, an admired educator of sociology who was associated with York’s former Atkinson Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies from 1986 to 1989. Wide-ranging in her accomplishments and interests, Ms. Lundy felt particular concern for the fields of education, occupations and women’s studies, and […]

Leaping Lion Books & The Word On The Street

On September 27th Leaping Lion Books made its first ever appearance at The Word On The Street.  The day was a great success: current students met with program alumni and writers at WOTS learned about the press and York’s Professional Writing Program’s unique contributions to publishing.  Organizers are already looking forward to next year!     […]

Welcome to our new website!

The new Writing Department website is here and we are very happy to have a new virtual space for our students. We are still working on developing the site, but our goal is not only to provide new and current students with program and course details, but to create a space where we can gather […]