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 […]

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 […]

12 Nov 2015

Book Launch: Michelle Barker

Alumni Michelle Barker is launching her new children book “A Year of Borrowed Men” on November 20th in Vancouver, BC at The Cottage Bistro on Main Street at 5-8 pm. You can find and purchase the book here “An inspiring true story about a family that risked everything to choose friendship over enmity during World […]

4 Nov 2015

Highlights from Alumni and current students.

Since there are a few congratulations to go around for alumni and current students here is a highlight round up: Awards: – Annabel Lyon, Won the Engel/Findlay Award. – Deirdre Dore, Won the Journey Prize for 2015. – Anna Ling Kaye, Nominated for the Journey Prize. – Kayla Czaga, Nominated for a Governor General Award. […]

5 Jun 2015

Alumna, Marie Barlizo’s play Stroke on at the Ambroise Montreal Fringe Festival.

  Alumna, Marie Barlizo has a workshop production of her stage play Stroke from June 11-21 at the Espace Freestanding Room as part of the 2015 St. Ambroise Montreal Fringe Festival. Please see details below and if in the area check it out.   STROKE A new play written and directed by Marie Barlizo You […]

22 Apr 2015

2014 CBC Short Fiction award

Posted by in Publication, success

The 2014 CBC Short Fiction award shortlist included a UBC Creative Writing Alumni, Kirsten Madsen! Kirsten Madsen’s fiction has been published in Prairie Fire and The New Quarterly and was shortlisted in the Writers Union of Canada short prose competition in 2011. Her non-fiction has been published in EVENT magazine. She is a recent graduate […]