• Adobe InDesign: The Essentials Feb 29/Mar 1

    As the industry standard for layout design, InDesign is tightly integrated with Photoshop, Illustrator, and Acrobat. Starting with an overview of the InDesign workspace and its relationship to the rest of Adobe’s Creative Suite, students will use instructor-led projects to learn how to set up publications, import graphics and text, and build pages and tables. At the conclusion of this two-day workshop, students will know the benefits of master pages, type style management and type-fitting techniques, and the use many time-saving shortcuts

  • Reno or Rebuild? Making change and forging connections in an evolving Canadian literary culture

    Join Cherie Dimaline on February 12th in talking about the need for 'diverse' voices in decision-making roles in publishing. Sharing her own experiences and challenges she will examine how publishers can provide readers with what they want while giving them an opportunity to fall in love with what they don't yet know they want. Cherie’s talk will be followed by a conversation with CBC journalist, Angela Sterritt. Admission is free, but a reservation is recommended.

  • Humour and Anger and Uncompromising Truths: A Conversation with Lindy West, Author of The Witches Are Coming, at the Vancouver Writers Festival

    Hannah McGregor of Publishing @ SFU sat down for a conversation with acclaimed author Lindy West at the 2019 Vancouver Writers Festival, held at the Vogue Theatre on Dec 3, 2019. Publishing @ SFU sponsored this all ages event and handed out MPub (Master of Publishing) buttons, made by Publication Design lecturer, Mauve Pagé.

Publishing @ SFU

Book, Magazine, and Online Publishing Research and Education

Part of the Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology at Simon Fraser University, Publishing@SFU offers education and professional development at all levels, from short professional Publishing Workshops to our Undergraduate Minor in Print and Digital Publishing and the graduate-level Master of Publishing program. The Canadian Institute for Studies in Publishing is a research unit providing scholarly and industry insights into the changing world of publishing.

  • Publishing@SFU is the only program in Canada to offer a Masters degree in publishing.

     

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  • SFU’s undergraduate minor in publishing provides the foundation for students to take jobs in publishing or allied cultural industries.

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  • With a faculty of top publishing professionals, these workshops are Canada’s premier training ground for publishing professionals.

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