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The Giller Prize Goes West

In an exciting first, Creative Writing will co-host this year’s announcement of the Scotiabank Giller Prize longlist with the Vancouver Writers Fest on Monday, September 16 at 8:00 a.m. in UBC’s Museum of Anthropology. Never before has a Giller event been staged outside of Toronto; the location of this announcement symbolizes the growing influence of […]

Celebrated Canadian authors join UBC Creative Writing

Celebrated Canadian authors join UBC Creative Writing

New faculty members, a minor program, and a partnership to announce the Scotiabank Giller Prize nominations help mark our 50th anniversary.

Penguin Random House Canada and UBC Creative Writing Partner on New Scholarships and Writing Course

(Toronto) Penguin Random House Canada is pleased to announce that it has entered into a partnership with the UBC Creative Writing Program. The partnership will include Penguin Random House Canada /Hazlitt-sponsored scholarships for the program, the creation of a new non-fiction course, and production assistance in publishing the UBC Creative Writing Program’s 50th anniversary anthology, Naked in […]

50th Anniversary

50th Anniversary

Join us in celebrating our 50th anniversary! Over the next year we’ll be sponsoring a series of events to commemorate 50 years of Creative Writing at UBC.