Ian Williams

Ian Williams Sept 25 2012

Ian Williams
Assistant Professor: Poetry
Office: Buchanan E473 (as of January 1, 2017)
Office Phone: TBA
Email: ian (dot) williams (at) ubc (dot) ca


Courses Taught

CRWR 201-002: Introduction to Writing Poetry
CRWR 401I-002: Writing Poetry I
CRWR 501I-D01 & 501J-002: Advanced Writing of Poetry
CRWR 599: Thesis

About Ian Williams

Ian is the author of Personals, shortlisted for the 2013 Griffin Poetry Prize and the Robert Kroetsch Poetry Book Award; Not Anyone’s Anything, winner of the 2011 Danuta Gleed Literary Award for the best first collection of short fiction in Canada; and You Know Who You Are, a finalist for the ReLit Prize for poetry. He was named as one of ten Canadian writers to watch by CBC.

Ian completed his Ph.D. in English at the University of Toronto. He was the 2014-2015 Canadian Writer-in-Residence for the University of Calgary’s Distinguished Writers Program. He has held fellowships or residencies from the Banff Center, Vermont Studio Center, Cave Canem, Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts, and Palazzo Rinaldi in Italy. He was also a scholar at the National Humanities Center Summer Institute for Literary Study.