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Creative writing graduate and post-graduate programs and degrees offered in canada browse and compare over 10,000 master's, graduate certificate, doctorate (phd) and residency programs offered in universities, faculties and research centres across canada. Our undergraduate creative writers have gone on to graduate programs at the university of iowa, columbia, johns hopkins, harvard, oxford, syracuse, brown undergraduate students at penn state are also eligible to apply the the ba/ma program in english, with a focus in creative writing. The program doesn't just focus on the writing, it focuses on the writer it increased my confidence exponentially i can't recommend this program at the end of each academic year, the graduates of the mfa in creative writing & publishing arts program host a book festival and reading where.
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