Read the works of accomplished writers from the past and present and master your skills in expository writing, creative writing and more. Learn to write in a wide range of genres from accomplished, published writers and gain a deeper sense of the writer’s vocation in the contemporary world Develop the ability to critique your own work and mature as a writer, acquiring the communication and comprehension skills that today’s employers value.
The English Writing program does not have program-specific entry requirements.
Applicants from Ontario will be considered for general undergraduate admission based on the following requirements:
With an MA from Western University and a PhD from Dalhousie University, Van Rys works in two scholarly areas: Modern Canadian Literature and writ...
" In writing, there are no rules that can’t be broken, aside from the following: to be a writer, you have to write; to be an effective writer, you have to write—and rewrite—a lot. My Redeemer experience introduced me to this reality and taught me to embrace the discipline that striving for excellence demands. I was also encouraged to share my work with peers and instructors in a supportive and encouraging environment. This support is essential, I believe, to the developing writer: it is another inescapable truth of the writing life is that when with an open and receptive mind we share our work with others, we will get better. The lessons and encouragement I received at Redeemer continue to reverberate through my life as a working writer and instructor of creative writing—I can’t imagine a better foundation for my craft. "
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