We run a monthly interview series with alumni. Follow the links to watch and find out what alumni are up to.


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Watch: Chelsea Rooney, MFA 2012

“Chelsea Rooney is an author and teacher living in Vancouver. Her debut novel Pedal was published in 2014 by Caitlin Press and was nominated for the 2015 Amazon First Novel Award and the 2015 ReLit Novel Award. She hosts a monthly episode of The Storytelling Show on Vancouver Co-op Radio.”

Watch: Emily Pohl-Weary, MFA 2009

“Emily Pohl-Weary is an award-winning author, editor, and creative writing instructor. Her latest books are Ghost Sick, a collection of poetry about tragedy and resilience in downtown Toronto, and Not Your Ordinary Wolf Girl, a young adult fantasy novel.”

Watch: Adrick Brock, MFA 2015.

“Adrick Brock is a writer from Toronto, Ontario. His fiction has appeared in The New Quarterly, EVENT, The Malahat Review, Riddle Fence, The Dalhousie Review and was shortlisted for the 2012 and 2015 CBC Short Story contest.”

Watch: Ruth Daniell, MFA 2014. 

“Ruth Daniell is a writer and editor originally from Prince George, BC, who currently lives in Vancouver. Recent work appears or will appear in Room, Qwerty, the Antigonish Review, Grain, and Arc Poetry Magazine. Her poem “Fire and Safety” received the 2014 Young Buck Poetry Prize through Contemporary Verse 2.”

Watch: Zac Hug, MFA 2015. 

“Zac Hug is a television writer and essayist. Zac was a staff writer for season five of Lifetime’s Drop Dead Diva. He is the creator and writer of These People, a web series with Jim Rash, Keith Powell, and Carolyn Hennessy.”