25 May 2016

Congratulations highlights!

January-June 2016 Awards Kat Montagu, Winner of the “Women in Film Spotlight Award for Leadership in Education” sponsored by Capilano University Film Centre. Sierra Skye Gemma, Nominated for the National Newspaper Award in Long Feature for “My Sexual Education” published in The Globe and Mail, results coming on May 27th. Susan Olding, Shortlisted for a National […]

12 May 2016

WATCH: An interview with Chelsea Rooney

  Chelsea Rooney 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. www.chelsearooney.com (See […]

25 Apr 2016

Watch: an interview with Emily Pohl-Weary

Emily Pohl-Weary 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. Her previous books include a Hugo Award-winning biography, a ghost love story, a female […]

7 Apr 2016

Storytelling Live

This week Francine Cunningham of the alumni association caught up with Alum Erika Thorklson to talk a bit about The Storytelling Show, a radio broadcast she runs with fellow alumni and local Vancouver writers. They chatted about the philosophy of the show, how it was started and the upcoming LIVE SHOW on April 9th, 2016 at […]

15 Feb 2016

WATCH: An interview with Adrick Brock

ADRICK BROCK 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 CBC Short Story contest. His first published story, ‘Nina In The Body Of A Clown,’ won the 2014 Western Magazine Award for […]

15 Dec 2015

WATCH: An interview with poet Ruth Daniell

RUTH DANIELL 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.     ruthdaniell.ca […]

13 Nov 2015

Book Release: Julie Hartley

Current MFA student Julie Hartley’s novel for middle grade readers The Finding Place  has been published by Red Deer Press. You can buy it here in Canada, and will be released in the States sometime in December 2015. “Found as a baby outside a school in China, Kelly Stroud is adopted and raised by North American […]

13 Nov 2015

Chapbook Release: Kayla Czaga

Alumni Kayla Czaga’s chapbook Enemy of the People was released by Anstuther Press this fall. You can order the collection here.

13 Nov 2015

Book Release: Brooke Carter

Alumni Brooke Carter has a poetry collection Poco Loco coming out with Anstruther Press in March 2016. And as a special treat two poems from that collection are in the November 2015 issue of The Humber Literary Review. Also, her debut novel Another Miserable Love Song will be released in the fall of 2016 by Orca Book […]

13 Nov 2015

Book Release: Nathan Adler’s Wrist

Current MFA student Nathan Adler‘s novel WRIST is set to be released in the the Spring of 2016 from Kegedonce Press. “Church watched the blood drip down the wall like droplets of rain sliding down a window pane. He didn’t have time to watch the new paint dry though, he needed to go. No time […]