Meet the new faculty in Creative Writing fall 2023
The School of Creative Writing welcomes several new faculty members this fall. A.W. Hopkins, Frances Koncan, Cecily Nicholson and Danny Ramadan joined Creative Writing in September.
Alex Marzano-Lesnevich awarded Hampton New Faculty Grant
Assistant Professor Alex Marzano-Lesnevich received UBC’s Hampton New Faculty Grant in October.
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.
Alum ’22 Jason Emde discusses hosting Writers Read Their Early Sh*t podcast
In his fun, witty and insightful podcast, Jason Emde, MFA ‘22, discusses samples of early work with guest writers, musicians and artists. We asked him a few questions about the podcast, which can be found on Buzzsprout, Apple Podcasts, Spotify or Google Podcasts.
How girls are using social media for positive change: An interview with Creative Writing lecturer Tanya Kyi and her daughter
The online world has real dangers, but girls around the world are using social media to create positive change and practice good digital citizenship. Lecturer Tanya Kyi’s new children’s book, Better Connected, focuses on the less-recognized and positive aspects of the online experiences of girls.