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MFA Application Deadline: December 5, 2014

Interested in our MFA program? Our Joint-MFA in Creative Writing & Theatre? Please apply before our deadline of noon, PST, December 5, 2014. Our application page has all the details. Please also note if you are applying for a Canada Graduate Scholarship (SSHRC) for entrance to the program, that you MUST apply to the Creative […]

Announcing the Winner of the 2014 HarperCollinsCanada/UBC Prize

Announcing the Winner of the 2014 HarperCollinsCanada/UBC Prize

Congratulations to Chelsea Bolan, winner of the 2014 HarperCollinsCanada/UBC Prize for Best New Fiction. Her novel, In Place of Silence, is a richly woven contemporary novel set in Mexico about a young girl’s banishment from the family home and her older sister’s search to find her. Chelsea will be offered literary representation by The Cooke […]

Vancouver Poet Laureate

Congratulations to UBC MFA Alumni and award-winning poet Rachel Rose, who has been appointed as Vancouver’s fourth poet laureate, the City of Vancouver – Local Government the Vancouver Writers Fest and the Vancouver Public Library announced today. Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson will formally introduce Rachel Rose as Vancouver’s fourth poet laureate at the Mayor’s Arts […]

Writers’ Trust & Journey Prize Shortlists

UBC Creative Writing professor Steven Galloway has been shortlisted for the Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize. This annual award for the best work of fiction published in Canada is worth $25,000. The award winner will be announced on November 4th. Two UBC alumni have been shortlisted for the 2014 Writers’ Trust/McClelland & Stewart Journey Prize, […]