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LA&PS Creative Writing Awards Winners and Honourable Mentions for 2020-2021

LA&PS Creative Writing Awards Winners and Honourable Mentions for 2020-2021

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 - […]

President's Prizes in Creative Writing

President's Prizes in Creative Writing

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

Creative Writing Professor, Pasha Malla, publishes new novel

Creative Writing Professor, Pasha Malla, publishes new novel

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 […]

Cash Prizes in Creative Writing Contest for Students - Call for Submissions

Cash Prizes in Creative Writing Contest for Students - Call for Submissions

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 presents Yusuf Saadi - November 17, 2020

Creative Writing Reading Series presents Yusuf Saadi - November 17, 2020

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 […]

Former student, Matthew Walsh, is a finalist for the 2020 Trillium Book Award

Former student, Matthew Walsh, is a finalist for the 2020 Trillium Book Award

Matthew Walsh graduated with a B.A. in English and Creative Writing from York in 2013 before going on to complete an M.F.A. at the University of British Columbia. Matthew grew up in rural Nova Scotia and is now living in Toronto. Matthew’s poetry has appeared in The Malahat Review and Arc, among other publications. Matthew […]

English and Creative Writing graduate Matthew Walsh is finalist for the 2020 Trillium Book Award

English and Creative Writing graduate Matthew Walsh is finalist for the 2020 Trillium Book Award

We are proud to announce that English and Creative Writing Alum Matthew Walsh is among the finalists for the prestigious Trillium Book Award for Poetry. Walsh graduated with a B.A. in English and Creative Writing from York in 2013 before going on to complete an M.F.A. at the University of British Columbia. His poetry has […]