Michelle Deines, MFA 2011

Michelle Deines is an award-winning writer who works in multiple genres, including poetry, non-fiction, and drama.  Her poetry has been published in several magazines, including Artis Natura, The Writer’s Cafe Magazine, Event, and Contemporary Verse 2.  Her non-fiction has appeared such publications as Understorey and Maisonneuve.  Michelle’s plays include an adaptation of Jane Austen’s Sense & Sensibility, I am the Bastard Daughter of Engelbert Humperdinck (co-written with Kathryn Kirkpatrick) and Ghosts in Baghdad, which won the Special Merit Prize in Theatre BC’s National Playwriting Competition in 2013.  Michelle is a faculty member of the Theatre Department at Capilano University, and graduated with an MFA from UBC in 2011.  She lives in Vancouver.




Various magazines, incuding The Malahat Review, and Canadian Dimension