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Summer Professional Development Day

Summer Professional Development Day

During this intensive one-day Professional Development workshop, you’ll take part in four sessions designed to inform, prepare and re-energize your career as a writer. Sessions include insight from Literary Agent Sally Harding, Editor Nina Pronovost and bestselling author Amy Stuart. Open to Creative Writing Students, Alumni and writers from the community. Sunday July 9, 2017 >> […]

In Conversation with Alumnus Michael Harris

In Conversation with Alumnus Michael Harris

In his new book of non-fiction, Solitude: A Singular Life in a Crowded World, Governor General’s Award-winner, Michael Harris, MFA, explores the profound emotional and intellectual benefits of being alone. He examines why our experience of solitude has become so impoverished and guides readers away from a life of ceaseless pings toward a balanced media diet. […]

Brave New Playrites 2017

Brave New Playrites 2017

Now in its 31st year, the University of British Columbia presents the Brave New Play Rites Festival premiering twenty six short plays at Studio 1398 on Granville Island. We have 10 Full Productions and 16 Staged Readings, written by UBC Creative Writing students, and performed and presented by talent from in and around the Vancouver theatre community. […]

Remembering Jan de Bruyn

Remembering Jan de Bruyn

We offer our sincere condolences to the family of UBC Professor Emeritus Jan de Bruyn, who passed away recently at the age of 99. Jan was the first editor of PRISM magazine, which began publishing in 1959. It soon was retitled as PRISM international, and remains so today. PRISM international is published by the UBC Creative […]