The Department of English is now accepting applications for Undergraduate Prizes! Please see the document attached below for the award descriptions, eligibility criteria, and application information. The prizes are only applicable to students enrolled in the Summer 2021 and Fall/Winter 2021-2022 sessions. Submission deadline for all awards: Thursday, June 30, 2022 The Lucille Herbert Scholarship […]
Matthew Walsh Tuesday, March 15, 2022 at 1:00pm For Zoom link please contact Kimberly at firstname.lastname@example.org Matthew Walsh is a writer from Nova Scotia and an alumnus of York University’s Creative Writing Program. Their debut collection, These are not the potatoes of my youth, was published in 2019 and was a finalist for the Gerald […]
David Chariandy Monday, February 14, 2022 at 3:00pm For Zoom link please contact Michael Helm at email@example.com David Chariandy lives in Vancouver and teaches literature and creative writing in the department of English at Simon Fraser University. His first novel, Soucouyant, was nominated for eleven prizes, including the Governor General’s Award and the Scotiabank Giller Prize. […]
A video message from EUSA’s President Tom Worthington. Dear students, The current president of the English Undergraduate Students’ Association (EUSA), Tom Worthington, will be graduating this summer and is planning to step down at the end of January. If you are in your second or third year of study, this is an excellent opportunity to […]
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the Daniel Whittaker-Van Dusen Prize for Emerging Poets, and the Richard Teleky Short Fiction Prize are accepting unpublished and original writing submissions.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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
Jonathan WarrenYear of Publication: 2021Publisher website “This admirable new and expanded Norton Critical Edition, with its judiciously selected and expertly curated secondary materials, both historical and critical, and accompanied by Jonathan Warren's excellent introduction, is an invaluable resource for students, instructors, and scholars.”—Sheila Teahan, Michigan State University This Norton Critical Edition includes: The New York Edition […]
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 […]