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A Term with Sheryda Warrener- Winner of the Thomas Mortan Memorial Prize

A Term with Sheryda Warrener- Winner of the Thomas Mortan Memorial Prize

Sheryda Warrener is the author of two poetry collections, most recently Floating is Everything (Nightwood, 2015). Her work has been featured in a recent Believer art issue, and shortlisted for the Robert Kroetsch Award for Innovative Poetry, the Arc Magazine Poem of the Year, the Malahat Review Long Poem Prize, and selected as runner-up for Lemon Hound’s inaugural poetry contest. In 2016, she became […]

BFA Alumna Fatima Zehra Naqvi Selected Rhodes Scholar 2018

BFA Alumna Fatima Zehra Naqvi Selected Rhodes Scholar 2018

Congratulations to BFA alumna Fatima Zehra Navqi, who has been selected a Rhodes Scholar for 2018. Since 1903, Rhodes Scholars have been selected from constituencies around the world to come to study in the University of Oxford, United Kingdom. Fatima Zehra is also a Wesbrook Scholar, a recipient of the English Honours Medal, and the Teresa […]

MFA Alessandra Naccarato wins CBC Poetry Prize

MFA Alessandra Naccarato wins CBC Poetry Prize

Congratulations to our MFA Alessandra Naccarato who has won the CBC Poetry Prize for Postcards for my Sister. The CBC Literary Prizes have been recognizing Canadian writers since 1979. Allessandra’s poem was selected from more than 2,400 English-language submissions this year. She wins $6000 as well as a 10-day writing residency at the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity.

MFA Alumna Eden Robinson Wins $50,000 Writer’s Trust Fellowship

 MFA alumna Eden Robinson has won the third Writer’s Trust Fellowship, intended to free writers substantially from financial concerns and provide a window in which they can work with as much creative freedom as possible. The Writers’ Trust Fellowship comes with an award of $50,000. The unrestricted Fellowship is awarded to a writer who has […]