Canadian poets and York University alumni Canisia Lubrin and Yusuf Saadi have been shortlisted for the $65,000 Griffin Poetry Prize. Widely considered the most prestigious poetry award in Canada, the Griffin family gives out two prizes annually: one to a Canadian poet and one to an international poet. Lubrin and Saadi are graduates of York’s Creative Writing program in […]
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
PASHA MALLA is the author of five works of poetry and fiction, including the story collection The Withdrawal Method and the novel People Park. His fiction has won the Danuta Gleed Literary Award, the Trillium Book Prize, an Arthur Ellis Award and several National Magazine awards. It has also been shortlisted for the Amazon.ca Best […]
The Routledge Introduction to Canadian Fantastic Literature Author: Allan WeissPublisher: RoutledgeYear: 2021 Please click here for more information.
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 […]
ENROL NOW!!! AP/EN 4410 3.0M - Winter 2021: Caribbean Performance and Memory Course Director: Dr. Geoff MacDonald Please click here for the course description.