We are SO honoured and SO excited that the brilliant, award-winning novelist Carrianne Leung is teaching Decolonial Fiction at #Guelph CWMFA this fall! pic.twitter.com/7e1I8dzo OG Dionne Brand: The reinvention of poetry | Caribbean Beat Magazine “Brand’s characters strive for an understanding of the world that surpasses dictionary definitions:...” — @novelniche with this* profile of #DIONNEBRAND caribbean-beat.com/issue-159/dion… The Word on the Street 2019 (@toronto WOTS) is quickly approaching (Sept. This festival has author readings, featured programming & an open-air book fair!
She was also recently named Laurier’s Edna Staebler Writer-in-Residence! Check out the 2019 featured authors here: thewordonthestreet.ca/toronto/the-wo…
People who undertake a therapeutic writing practice experience emotional improvements in their sense of self and overall confidence.
Participate in a series of writing prompts designed to explore themes connected to their lived experience.
The study of therapeutic writing, also known as writing for wellness, expressive writing and developmental creative writing, has only lately arisen as a significant area of study, however, recent research has shown that writing is good for your health.
Writing studies, including narrative therapy studies that incorporate writing, have noted a number of benefits, including improvements in self-image and mental health, improvements in writing structure and spelling, a reduction in ADHD symptoms, and improvements in .Looking for some writing inspiration and guidance this fall?Check out the Eden Mills Writers' Festival (@emwf) workshops on Saturday, September 7!Through the program, we aim to offer students stimulating, challenging, and engaging ways to shape a writing life.The Creative Writing MFA takes full advantage of its location in Toronto, an international literary and cultural centre.She extends past the borders of America and her work is the voice of an era in time that is both painful and powerful.” @Jael Richardson, author/#Guelph CWMFA grad cambridgetimes.ca/whatson-story/…On its list of back-to-school must-reads, North Vancouver Public Library recommends Irresistible by author & #Guelph CWMFA graduate Richard Scrimger "to get kids fired up about reading as the days grow shorter, school starts and a chill hits the air." nsnews.com/community/nine…We offer students such pedagogical initiatives as the Parkdale Project, the opportunity to design and teach creative writing workshops in a downtown Toronto public school.We attract a diverse student body and are proud of the trail-blazing publication and production accomplishments of our growing number of alumni.She was longlisted for Pulp Literature’s Bumblebee Flash Fiction contest and shortlisted for their Raven Short Story contest and two of her stories were shortlisted for the 2017 Eden Mills Literary Contest.for the University of Guelph Writers Workshop 2018.