Craig Santos Perez Thursday, January 20, 2022 at 1:30pm WHERE: Virtual event via Zoom* *REGISTRATION REQUIRED Dr. Craig Santos Perez is an indigenous Chamoru from the Pacific Island of Guåhan (Guam). He is the co-editor of five anthologies, and the author of five books of poetry and the monograph Navigating Chamoru Poetry: Indigeneity, Aesthetics, and […]
Applications now open for University-wide creative writing contests The annual President’s Creative Writing Awards, the Lorna Marsden Prize for Creative Writing in French, the Daniel Whittaker-Van Dusen Prize for Emerging Poets, and the Richard Teleky Short Fiction Prize are accepting unpublished and original writing submissions. The President’s Awards and the Marsden Prize are open to […]
Creative Writing Annual Faculty Reading Series Readings by: Kenzie Allen, Andy Weaver, Concetta Principe, David Goldstein, Jennifer Duncan, Allan Weiss, Michael Helm, Pasha Malla and Suzanne Zelazo Monday, October 18, 2021 from 3:30-5:00pm Please contact email@example.com for Zoom link.
Prof. Bruce Powe won the Media Ecology Association's annual Marshall McLuhan Book Award for The Charge in the Global Membrane. Read more about Prof. Powe's accomplishment on the McLuhan Gallery's website.
Canadian poet and York University alumna Canisia Lubrin was named one of two winners of the Windham-Campbell Literature Prize in poetry. In addition to a citation and award, winners of the prizes receive an unrestricted grant of US$165,000 to support their writing. Lubrin’s first collection of poetry, Voodoo Hypothesis, was nominated for the Gerald Lampert award, the Pat Lowther award and was a […]
Lorna Marsden Award - Dianna Eve Amiscaray - Winner/ Sara Youssef - Honourable Mention Babs Burggraf Award - Marlee John bp Nichol Award - Laura Bourbonnais Judith Eve Gewurtz Award - Ivy de Rege-Braga Sorbara Award - Michael Kayser - Winner/ Rachel Kearney - Honourable Mention/ Moboluwajidide Joseph - Honourable Mention Stanely Fefferman Prize - […]
Winners and Honourable Mentions 2020-2021 Winners Poetry - Maria Helena Rykov Short Fiction - Suhana Rampersad Screenplay - Abbie Henderson Stage Play - Sara Masciotra-Milstein Honourable Mentions Poetry - Michael Kayser Short Fiction - Daryl Bruce Screenplay - Ivy de Rege-Braga Screenplay - Taylor Levy
Douglas Adams meets David Lynch in this witty yet horror-tinged fable about one of North America's scariest inventions--the local mall. After writing a letter in praise of "malls," our eccentric narrator is offered a "residency" at a shabby suburban shopping centre. His mission: to occupy the mall for several weeks, splitting his time between "making […]
Call for submissions: President's Prizes in Creative Writing Competition Get writing. The President’s Prizes in Creative Writing Competition are looking for original pieces in one or all of the following genres: poetry, short fiction, screenplay and stageplay. The contest is open to all full or part-time York University undergraduate students at the Keele and Glendon […]
CREATIVE WRITING READING SERIES YUSUF SAADI Tuesday November 17th, 2020 1:00pm – 2:30pm ZOOM: https://yorku.zoom.us/j/91985528405?pwd=NDFJdkZ4c0pWeDcvRFlrRzlheGkxUT09 Meeting ID: 919 8552 8405 Passcode: 410008 Yusuf Saadi’s first collection is Pluviophile (Nightwood Editions). He previously won The Malahat Review‘s 2016 Far Horizons Award for Poetry and the 2016 Vallum Chapbook Award. His writing has appeared in other literary journals including Best Canadian […]