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The Globe and Mail called us a “hothouse of literary talent.”

The National Post said we were a “literary candy factory churning out one publishing industry darling after the next.”

There’s no mistaking the prominence of UBC’s Creative Writing Program, nor its excellence.UBC graduates like Joan MacLeod, Stephanie Bolster, Nancy Lee, Eden Robinson, Kevin Patterson and Kevin Chong tell the stories of a modern, changing Canada.

We’ve been doing it for fifty years now. Read a little of our history and the accomplishments of our faculty and staff to find out more.