29 Nov 2015

WATCH: An interview with screenwriter Zac Hug

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ZAC HUG 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 Hennesy. Zac has an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of British […]

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 […]

5 Nov 2015

Plan and Outline your novel

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Do you have a novel in your imaginative mind that is pushing to get out and onto the page but you have no idea where to start? Have you started a novel but are stuck at page 40 with no idea what to do now?   Take this course: How to Write a Novel– Part 1: […]

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. […]

2 Oct 2015

Fall 2015 Newsletter

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Our fall newsletter is out. Click the link below to read. Enjoy! CRWRAA_newsletter_vol1no2sept2015

15 Sep 2015

A Writing Retreat Packing List

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As I prepare for my own independent residency at the Banff Centre, I’m musing about all the things I wish I had brought with me when I was there for the first time in 2013. And since I live across the country and was without a car for a quick zip into town, I had […]