We’re pleased to announce the fourth annual HarperCollinsPublishersLtd/UBC Prize for Best New Fiction. This prize, a collaboration between UBC Creative Writing, HarperCollinsPublishersLtd and the Cooke Agency, offers agency representation and a publishing contract to the winning novel. It is open to all UBC Creative Writing students and alumni.
Previous winners are:
2013 – Karim Alrawi, for Book of Sands
2014 – Chelsea Bolan, for In the Place of Silence (published as The Good Sister)
2015 – Natalie Morrill, for At the Top of the Wall, Alight
Just announced: CLASS of 2016: On Stage! is UBC’s Baccalaureate Concert re-imagined for the UBC 100 Centennial celebrations. This year the event features talented students from throughout the UBC Arts & Culture District, including three Creative Writing graduates: Clara Kumagai reading from her YA/Children’s novel, and Alison Braid and Hava Rosenberg, reading their poetry.
You’ll enjoy music, theatre, film, poetry, and prose prepared and presented by graduating students from UBC’s class of 2016.
Come early and hear a special centennial medley performed by a jazz septet made up of students and faculty of the UBC School of Music. Celebrating 100 Years of Popular Song at UBC includes tunes selected from each decade of the last 100 years woven together and arranged by Fred Stride to celebrate UBCs landmark anniversary. Historical images of UBCs creative and performing arts will be shown in the theatre during the medley. Continue reading “CLASS of 2016: On Stage!”
Write and learn on our breathtaking campus in Vancouver, Canada, one of the world’s most livable cities. Or participate in a vibrant online community from wherever you live. UBC, consistently ranked in the top forty universities in the world, offers world-class creative writing programs at the BFA and MFA level, on-campus and by Distance Education. Join us.
We're delighted to present a series of 3 non-credit novel writing courses with Annabel Lyon and Nancy Lee, on the edX online learning platform.
Check out Booming Ground, our popular non-credit mentorship & manuscript evaluation program.
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