Madeleine Thien, UBC Creative Writing MFA Alumnus and current Writer in Residence, is one of six writers shortlisted for the £30,000 Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award. Continue reading “Madeleine Thien Shortlisted for World’s Richest Short Story Prize”
Congratulations to UBC MFA alumnus and current adjunct instructor Madeleine Thien, who’s been longlisted for the Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award. At £30,000 for the winner, this is the world’s richest prize for a single short story, and regularly attracts talent from around the world. This year’s longlist again reflects its global scope, including Caine prizewinner Rotimi Babatunde from Nigeria, New Zealander Paula Morris, three Irish writers, two Canadians, six British writers and six from the US. More information here.
Join us on Wednesday January 28th, as UBC MFA Alumni Andrew Wreggitt talks about his career spanning thirty years in the television and media industry. With more than 90 hours of produced network television, five books of poetry and five plays to his credit, as well as numerous awards and nominations, Andrew has a wealth of knowledge about the modern Canadian television industry.
Join us by livestream at 7pm PST (or on-site at the Barber Learning Centre at UBC). The video will also be archived for future viewing.