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It was the reputation of UBC’s Creative Writing program that convinced me to focus on an MFA. The faculty sounded wonderful, and I loved the idea of the optional-residency program, which would allow me to go ahead with my plans to move to Europe while still enjoying the benefits of a UBC education.
MFA in Creative Writing, bestselling author of The Dutch Wife
What postmemory makes possible: A conversation with poets Brandon Shimoda and Victoria Chang
As part of our Visiting Writer series, we were honoured to host a poetry panel with Brandon Shimoda and Victoria Chang, hosted by Lecturer Sheryda Warrener. We’ve gathered some excerpts from the poetry panel to share with you on the page.
The Bryan Wade Brave New Play Rites Festival takes a brave new turn
Running from Monday, March 20 to Saturday, March 25, 2023, the Bryan Wade Brave New Play Rites Festival will dazzle audiences with a wildly diverse series of staged readings hosted for the first time by the Newmont Stage at the BMO Theatre Centre.
Ars Scientia inspires new collaboration between creative writing and physics students
Creative Writing has launched a new non-fiction writing course that brings together physics and creative writing students to produce engaging and accessible science stories. The course, dubbed Storytelling, Persuasion, and Physics, was launched in January 2023.