Doretta Lau, MFA 2001

How did your time in the Creative Writing Program influence your work?

I met lifelong friends who continue to support me and my writing.

What’s your latest published/performed work(s)?

Poetry chapbook: CAUSE AND EFFECT (2020)
Short story collection: HOW DOES A SINGLE BLADE OF GRASS THANK THE SUN? (2014)

What are your most recent awards?

Nominated for a National Magazine Award for Best Essay.
Longlisted for the CBC Nonfiction Prize.

Are you connected to any creative writing communities you’d like to mention (UBC alums, film and theatre communities, etc)?

I am an adjunct professor at UBC CRWR.


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