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The Write Place is a hub for writers and writing at King’s and part of the Department of English, French, and Writing. Our tutors, writing consultants, and writing specialists empower writers working on academic and creative projects, helping build the confidence that comes with improved reading, thinking, and communication skills. Our specialists also serve as resources on writing pedagogy for professors from all disciplines. We are committed to a vibrant, inclusive, and creative workplace culture that reflects the diversity at King’s.

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What we do for students

The Write Place’s free and confidential service will help you develop the skills and confidence to take your writing to the next level.

Trained Peer Tutors, experienced Senior Tutors, and Writing Consultants help you
  • brainstorm ideas before you have written a single word
  • develop your thesis
  • create an outline to structure your assignment
  • integrate your research into your analysis
  • follow citation style guidelines
  • revise your writing to improve paragraphing and flow of ideas
  • develop your proofreading skills (so you can fix grammar, spelling, punctuation).
We also invite you to
  • explore your creative side with a peer tutor or with the Creative Writing Consultant 
  • address recurrent writing problems or improve your style with the Writing Consultants and Specialists
  • discuss your résumés, personal statements, application letters with a peer tutor or Writing Consultant
  • use Writing Room to work on your own, but with a Specialist’s expertise on tap
  • attend our exciting socials and events, academic writing and creative writing workshops, and Visiting Author talks. 

Book an appointment or drop in. We don’t edit essays and assignments; we help bring out the writer in you!

In 2018-19, we engaged with students through over 2500 appointments and drop-ins, and had around 400 attendees at our events and workshops.

Contact us:

Darryl J. King Student Life Centre, Room 113, near the café.
Phone 519-433-3491 ext. 4475

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Writing Program Coordinator

Dr. Vidya Natarajan
Office: LH209   
Phone: 519-433-3491 ext. 4499