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Thomas Morton Memorial Prize

Recent featured graduate Laurie D. Graham is the winner of The Puritan's 2014 Thomas Morton Memorial Prize for poetry. Read her winning piece, selected by Margaret Atwood.

New poetry from our grads

The fall literary season gears up with Paul Vermeersch's fifth poetry collection, Don't let It End Like This Tell Them I Said Something (ECW Press), and Claire Caldwell's debut collection, Invasive Species (Wolsak & Wynn).

Short fiction writers on the national scene

Congratulations to Eufemia Fantetti and Lea Jane Esau, finalists for the Writer's Union of Canada's Danuta Gleed Award, and the Writer's Trust of Canada's RBC Bronwen Wallace Award, respectively. 

Wednesday, December 3

Wednesday, December 3


Featured Grad

Matt Lennox got his MFA acceptance while he was still serving in Afghanistan with the Canadian Armed Forces. He was excited but still a bit skeptical — what would the program give him that solitary hard work couldn't? This fiction writer found more than he bargained for back in the classroom...

Matt Lennox (2009)

Matt Lennox (2009)


Teaching Partnership

MFA alumni David Brock and Andrew Kaufman are joining the roster of grads who have taught creative writing courses on the University of Guelph campus, offering Intro to Creative Writing, and The Art of Writing Dialogue, this fall.

>>> Q+A with David Brock

>>> Q+A with David Brock

>>> Q+A with Andrew Kaufman

>>> Q+A with Andrew Kaufman

Employment Partnerships