Congratulations to alumnus Karim Alrawi, whose first novel Book of Sands not only won the HarperCollins Canada / UBC Prize, but has now been shortlisted for the First Novel Award, presented by Amazon Canada. More information at the award website at the Walrus.
The Creative Writing Program is now accepting applications for two tenure-track Assistant Professor Positions, commencing January 1, 2017. The first position is in Poetry and the second in Writing for Children & Young Adults. See our opportunities page for more information.
Looking for an agent? Seeking to break into new markets? Wondering how to sort through a complex manuscript and bring it to publication?
Jump Start Your Writing Career! During this intensive one-day Professional Development workshop, four writing professionals—an editor, a publisher, a nonfiction writer and a novelist—offer practical advice from the trenches of the writing life. They will share their hard-earned knowledge of the writing and publishing process, and be available to answer your specific questions in an intimate setting.
Sunday July 10, 2016
Creative Writing Program, Vancouver Campus, University of British Columbia
Moderator: Deborah Campbell
Congratulations to Alumni Adrick Brock and Katherin Edwards, who appear on the 2016 CBC Short Story Awards Long List. The shortlist for the $6000 award will be announced April 13th. More information here: http://www.cbc.ca/books/shortstoryprize/index.html