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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. […]
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. […]
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 […]
Congratulations to our faculty, alumni and students on the finalists list for the 2017 BC Book Prizes. We’re delighted to see so many of you being recognized for your amazing work. Congratulations and best of luck to the finalists: Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize Jen Sookfong Lee for The Conjoined Anosh Irani for The Parcel Hubert Evans […]