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Faculty & Alumni at the Vancouver Writers Festival

Faculty & Alumni at the Vancouver Writers Festival

Welcome to our faculty and alumni joining the Vancouver Writers Festival this week:  Deborah Campbell, Kevin Chong, Anne Fleming, Chris Humphreys, Anosh Irani, Amy Jones, Owen Laukkanen, Ashley Little, Kevin Patterson, Ellen Schwartz, Amy Stuart, Katherena Vermette, Fred Wah, Andrew Westoll, and Clea Young. We’re especially proud to celebrate the New Shoots program with an […]

Mary Kills People – Tara Armstrong

Congratulations to BFA Alumna Tara Armstrong, whose euthanasia-themed comedic drama series Mary Kills People has been picked up by the Lifetime network in the US for airing in 2017. More information here.

Justin Neal’s LNG

Justin Neal’s LNG

Alumnus Justin Neal (MFA in Creative Writing and Stage Playwriting) has written an commissioned eight episode television series titled LNG, as part of the Testify project, which pairs indigenous artists with lawyers in the creation of new work. Focusing on an embattled liquified natural gas facility built on First Nations land in British Columbia, this […]

Welcoming Our Newest Faculty

Welcoming Our Newest Faculty

We are pleased to announce the hiring of two new assistant professors at the Creative Writing Program starting in January 2017. Emily Pohl-Weary is an award-winning author, editor, and creative writing instructor. She has published seven books, a series of girl pirate comics, and her own literary magazine. Her most recent book is a collection of […]