• ‘The Gift of Never Landing’: A Conversation with Poet Otoniya Juliane Okot Bitek

    The confluence of voices, languages, and poetic traditions in Otoniya Juliane Okot Bitek’s poetry reflects her sense of belonging and migration across many places. In this wide-ranging conversation, Acholi Canadian poet Okot Bitek will talk about her writing process as a poet, her experiences with publishing in Canada, her collaborative projects with poets and visual artists, and her practice of listening across histories, identities, continents.

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  • Emerging Leaders in Publishing Feb 10-12, 2021

    The year 2020 will long be remembered for the global Covid 19 pandemic. Lockdowns impacted work spaces as people scrambled to reorganize their work and home lives.

    The whole world suddenly seemed to be online and publishers and retailers had to quickly up their game in the virtual space. Ironically, demand for books skyrocketed. Everyone was stuck at home and desperate for ways to pass the time. The 2021 Emerging Leaders in Publishing Summit reflects this changed world by going virtual and through discussing the many ways book publishing led innovation and embraced entrepreneurship, as well as the many challenges still left to meet.

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  • How to Make a Thriller

    On Tuesday, February 9 at 2 pm, join psychological thriller authors Samantha Bailey (Woman on the Edge), Amy Stuart (Still Mine, Still Water, Still Here ), and Catherine McKenzie (I’ll Never Tell, Six Weeks to Live) with their editor, Nita Pronovost, for a spine-tingling panel discussion about their writing process.

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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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