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Statement regarding the remains of Indigenous children found in unmarked graves throughout Canada

Statement regarding the remains of Indigenous children found in unmarked graves throughout Canada

Recent discoveries that the bodies of Indigenous children lie in unmarked graves throughout Canada -- 215 graves at the Kamloops Indian Residential School on the lands of the Tk'emlúps te Secwépemc First Nation, 751 at the Marieval Indian Residential School on the lands of the Cowessess First Nation, and 182 at the St. Eugene’s Mission […]

The Turn of the Screw, edited by Jonathan Warren

The Turn of the Screw, edited by Jonathan Warren

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 […]

York alumna among prestigious Windham-Campbell Prize winners

York alumna among prestigious Windham-Campbell Prize winners

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]