Lauren Hummel

Book Nerd. Writer. World Traveller. InDesign Ninja.

Lauren Hummel is an emerging writer with an undergraduate degree in journalism from the University of Toronto. She recently completed the Creative Writing program at Humber College, working alongside Giles Blunt in writing a first draft of her small-town crime novel. She recently earned a Masters in Creative and Critical Writing at the University of Gloucestershire in September 2018. She loves to run 5ks, kickboxes when she isn’t running, and is always planning a trip to Europe. She lives in Toronto, Canada.


  • Marketing and Communications SpecialistSeptember 2017—Present

    Ontario Library Association

  • Event and Marketing CoordinatorApril 2016—September 2017

    Ontario Library Association

  • Marketing and Communications CoordinatorJanuary 2014—September 2015

    Ontario Library Association

  • Graphic Designer/Third-Party Administration SpecialistApril 2011—January 2014

    ACL Student Benefits

  • Copy Editor/Production EditorJanuary 2009—December 2009

    The Centennial College Courier

  • Various Editorial PositionsJanuary 2009—December 2009

    The East Toronto Observer


  • Masters of Arts in Creative and Critical WritingSeptember 2018—September 2019

    University of Gloucestershire

  • Post-Graduate Certificate in Creative WritingJanuary 2017—July 2017

    The School of Writers at Humber College

  • Diploma in Social InnovationAugust 2014—July 2015

    UPEACE Centre for Executive Education

  • Certificate in Project ManagementMay 2013—May 2014

    University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies

  • Certificate in Digital Media SkillsMay 2012—June 2013

    OCAD University Continuing Studies

  • Honours Bachelor of ArtsSeptember 2006—November 2010

    University of Toronto at Scarborough

Independent Coursework

  • Novel Writing - Level ISeptember 2014—November 2014

    Ryerson University’s G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education

  • Publishing: Trade Overview CourseJanuary 2014—April 2014

    Ryerson University’s G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education

  • Learn To Program: The Fundamentals CourseSeptember 2012—November 2012

    University of Toronto (Through Coursera)

Adobe Creative Suite

  • InDesign

  • Photoshop

  • Illustrator

Design Skills

  • Print Layout Design

  • Graphic Design

Web Skills

  • HTML & CSS

  • Wordpress

Communication Skills

  • Creative Writing

  • Copy Writing

  • Copy Editing

  • Social Media

  • Brand Development

  • Photography