“I've recently started a full time position with a major publisher in New York City! It's a dream come true and it wouldn't have been possible if it wasn't for Humber. It's an amazing program and I would highly recommend it to anyone interested in learning more about the industry.”
~ Eliana Seochand
Term: 1-Semester Postgraduate Certificate
Start Date: May 9, 2016
Location: Humber Lakeshore Campus, Toronto, ON
Love books in every format? Humber's Creative Book Publishing program combines creativity with commerce, while exploring the conventions and practices of book publishing. This intense and rigorous program prepares graduates to work in publishing and related industries.
Students learn content development and management skills that form an unequalled foundation for successful careers in the industry and related fields. We offer the only opportunities in Canada to specialize in literary agenting/rights management and publishing technology.
Our faculty has a deep understanding of the art and business of the book world. Instructors work in publishing houses or as freelancers, ensuring student learning keeps pace with this rapidly changing industry. Students expand their network of professional contacts through field trips and guest lectures by established writers, editors, publicists, agents, and more.
After two months of publishing courses covering topics including content development, content management, finance, legal issues, and media, students choose three of four specializations: editorial, marketing, literary agenting/rights management, or technology. In the final month, students are organized into groups to create model publishing enterprises.
Jordyn Martinez graduated from Humber's Creative Book Publishing Program (CBPP) in 2015. She's already had two internships and is excited to be working in her chosen field.
How many people can say they’ve met Margaret Atwood, Chris Hadfield, Jason Priestly, and Elaine Lui in person and have photographic evidence to prove it? At least one: Elizabeth Hilborn.
Kaitlin Tremblay, a graduate of Humber's Creative Book Publishing program, has been nominated for five video game awards.