Joseph Kertes

Joseph Kertes founded Humber College’s creative writing and comedy programs. He was for many years Humber’s Dean of Creative and Performing Arts and was a recipient of numerous awards for teaching and innovation. He was the recipient of the 2017 Harbourfront Festival Prize for his contribution to literature and to the literary community.

First Page Challenge

Fleck Dance Theatre, Queen's Quay Terminal

A panel of judges shares their on-the-spot expertise in a high-energy environment. Participants submit the first page of a novel, short story, or creative nonfiction piece and these texts will be viewed anonymously on an overhead display. Panelists give their impressions of strengths and weaknesses as it is being read aloud. This is a risk-free […]

Business of Writing / Le volet commercial de l’écriture Craft of Writing / L’art de l’écriture