(Toronto) Penguin Random House Canada is pleased to announce that it has entered into a partnership with the UBC Creative Writing Program. The partnership will include Penguin Random House Canada /Hazlitt-sponsored scholarships for the program, the creation of a new non-fiction course, and production assistance in publishing the UBC Creative Writing Program’s 50th anniversary anthology, Naked in Academe. The $75,000, three-year commitment will commence with the 2013-2014 academic year.
“The UBC Creative Writing Program has been the training ground for many of the country’s greatest writing talents,” says Brad Martin, President and CEO of Penguin Random House Canada. “We are very pleased to be partnering with the program over the next three years. The scholarships will help to nurture the next generation of Canadian writers while the creation of the new non-fiction course will offer important training and guidance into new opportunities available for writers. As the publisher of the award-winning online magazine Hazlitt, we’re very excited to be part of this new course. “ Continue reading “Penguin Random House Canada and UBC Creative Writing Partner on New Scholarships and Writing Course”