Alumni Profiles

Anneliese Schultz, MFA 1977
Anneliese Schultz, MFA 1977
A 2014 Pushcart Prize nominee and former Bread Loaf Scholar, Anneliese has won the 2016 Stone Canoe Fiction Prize, the 2013 Meringoff Fiction Award and the 2013 Enizagam Literary Award in Fiction. Her short stories, travel pieces and poetry have been published by the Toronto Star, Literary Imagination, Stone Canoe, the Lascaux Review, Nowhere Travel Stories, Enizagam, […]

Ellen Keith, MFA 2016
Ellen Keith, MFA 2016
Ellen Keith recently published her debut novel The Dutch Wife – a historical fiction work that she completed during the MFA Optional Residency program at UBC and has reached #1 on the Globe & Mail Canadian Fiction Bestseller List.

Joseph Hutchinson, MFA 1974
Joseph Hutchinson, MFA 1974
Joseph Hutchison, Poet Laureate of Colorado (2014-2018), is the award-winning author of 15 poetry collections, including The World As Is: New & Selected Poems, 1972-2015; The Satire Lounge; Marked Men; Thread of the Real; and Bed of Coals. He has co-edited two poetry anthologies; ”The FutureCycle Press anthology Malala: Poems for Malala Yousafzai (all profits […]

Tara Gilboy, MFA 2014
Tara Gilboy, MFA 2014
Tara Gilboy holds an MFA in creative writing from the University of British Columbia, where she specialized in writing for children and young adults. Her debut middle-grade novel, Unwritten, was published in October 2018 by Jolly Fish Press. She teaches creative writing for San Diego Community College District’s Continuing Education program and for the PEN […]