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"The Southbank Writer’s Program led a group of beginning writers, many of whom have never shown their work to anyone, through the refining process and towards producing professional quality work, says Katherine McManus, program director for Continuing Studies’ Writing and Communications program.
~source/"Vancouver author Betsy Warland, former director of SFU Continuing Studies’ Writers’ Studiohelped develop the Southbank program. With the success of its inaugural run, Wayde Compton, new director of the Writer’s Studio, will lead the program next summer."Compton is an SFU alumnus as well as an award-winning Vancouver author and publisher and former Writer’s Studio mentor, who more recently became involved with LunchPoems, an SFU Public Square community event."
Program for first-time writers a success