• Professional Placement Profile with Claire Cavanagh

    During the Summer, Claire Cavanagh, a current MPub student moved from Vancouver to Newfoundland to complete her thirteen-week professional placement with Breakwater Books, a publishing company with a focus on trade and celebrating the unique stories of Newfoundland and Labrador. Claire has now completed her professional placement as a Foreign Rights Consultant and has transitioned to a full-time position as a sales coordinator.

    For many students, one of the most challenging tasks in the MPub program is securing a professional placement.

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  • Emerging Leaders in Publishing Day 1 Highlights

    This year, we held our first virtual Emerging Leaders in Publishing Summit from February 9 – February 12, 2021. Joined by more than 25 industry professionals, students and attendees were able to connect and discuss about the latest changes in the publishing industry. To replay and watch the Day 1 videos, click here to see “The Gift of Never Landing” with Juliane Okot Bitek and Sophie McCall and here to see  “How to Make a Thriller” with Samantha Bailey, Amy Stuart, Catherine McKenzie, and Nita Pronovost.

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  • Meet Lauren Dembicky-Polivka – MPub Alumni

    Lauren Dembicky-Polivka is an MPub’18 Alumni who is currently working as the Development Manager at the Vancouver Writers Fest. We sat down to ask her some questions about the upcoming festival and how her Master of Publishing (MPub) degree has helped shape her career.

    1.How has the MPub degree helped you with your career and role as the Development Manager at the Vancouver Writers Fest?

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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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