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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. 

Lauren Carter wins Prairie Fire fiction contest

Congrats to MFA alumna Lauren Carter (2008) on her first-place showing in Prairie Fire's 2013 fiction contest, judged by Mike Barnes. 

Congrats to Giller longlisted authors

MFA graduate Elisabeth De Mariaffi (2007) receives a nomination for her debut short story collection How To Get Along With Women, and faculty member Michael Winter gets a nod for his novel Minister Without Portfolio

returning soon...

returning soon...

Speakeasy is back in action this fall with a variety of alumni, student, and guest readers. Stay tuned for details...


Featured Grad

Jael Richardson didn't know she would become a writer, but she knew she had a story to share. This memoirist, playwright, and teacher, is currently a Toronto District School Board writer-in-residence, now hard at work on her first novel.

Jael Richardson (2008)

Jael Richardson (2008)


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. Registration is open now!

>>> Q+A with David Brock

>>> Q+A with David Brock

>>> Q+A with Andrew Kaufman

>>> Q+A with Andrew Kaufman

Employment Partnerships