Edmonton-born and based, a writer from an early age, and a freelance writer since 1980, candas jane dorsey writes across genre boundaries: poetry, fiction 1983, teaching part-time in the professional writing program at grant macewan college, as well as writing and writing-related courses, and workshops for:. They are the grant macewan chapter that represents the interests and passions of students studying to be registered nurses through collaborations with other other macewan clubs and creative poetry workshops, the poetics club will provide a space for macewan students to strengthen their skills and enhance the. I felt very out of my league when i moved to study creative writing in vancouver i came from an english honours program at grant macewan there was only one creative writing course offered at grant macewan and it only started in my last year they hired jacqueline baker to teach the course and she. Deadline: november 30 anna pidruchney award for new writers award: $800 open to grant macewan community college students and other novice writers deadline: april 30 british columbia arts council scholarships award: up to $4000 open to british columbia students studying creative writing full time in. A recipient of the 2014 richard carver emerging writer award and an honourable mention in the 2013 lena wilson endicott poetry prize, jane has had the trade won the wga george bugnet novel award, the city of edmonton book prize, and the grant macewan writer's prize, and was shortlisted for the giller prize.
Learn about the nature of creativity and practise the craft of writing a study of creative writing can encompass fiction, creative non-fiction, literary journalism, poetry, play/scriptwriting and non-fiction expository prose, including academic writing in this minor you will develop and strengthen your writing style through. Find your courses select a campus and term to get started select your department, course, and section, and it will be added to your course list when you are done adding courses, click choose books to select the books you wish to purchase campus: macewan university term: winter 2018 department: acct -. Aislinn hunter is the author of seven books: three books of poetry, three books of fiction and a book of lyric essays she is a contributing editor at arc magazine and has contributed to numerous anthologies she has a bfa in the history of art and in creative writing from the university of victoria, an mfa. Favourite book the blue flower by penelope fitzgerald six-word memoir looked closely, savoured details, swam hard chops published two books and several short stories writer in residence at edmonton public library (2011-12) creative writing instructor for at concordia university and grant macewan university.
A strong voice within edmonton's arts community, kath frequently teaches creative writing at grant macewan university & the university of alberta and continues to edit manuscripts for artists and businesses at vicious editing as a certified teacher (4 – 12) she visits classrooms across the city delivering workshops in writing. Grant macewan university, wooden door & associates, canadian and international theatre previous university of alberta faculty a variety of fields and forms as possible specialties: cross-discipline communication, narrative, economic reporting, teaching, proofreading, course development, book editing, poetry editing.
Calling all young albertan playwrights grant macewan creative writing scholarship this scholarship is awarded by the alberta foundation for the arts to a young albertan who demonstrates talent and potential along with clear educational or training goals in the literary arts one scholarship is awarded. She serves as literary representative of the regroupement artistique francophone de l'alberta (rafa) she has enjoyed her term as the 25th writer-in- residence at grant macewan university in edmonton as well as mentoring a poet during the writer's guild of alberta mentorship program she has designed the wind eye. Jacqueline baker joined macewan university's department of english in 2013 as a specialist in creative writing she was macewan's writer-in- residence in.
The alberta foundation for the arts is the primary arts resource and grant funding body in alberta explore our website to find an arts funding opportunity and other useful information—or just get inspired by our art collection or scroll down to discover what's happening in alberta's arts scene. Janice taught english literature, communications and creative writing at the university of alberta and grant macewan college for more than a decade she now works for the government of alberta, in the areas of internal communication and engagement concocting a detective creating a believable character to inhabit a. Literary arts project grant (alberta foundation for the arts, 2015) canadian authors association exporting alberta award (2015) creative and scholarly activity grant (macewan university, 2014) robert kroetsch poetry book of the year, shortlisted (canada, 2014) raymond souster award for poetry, shortlisted (canada,.