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CW MFA: Year in Review

Year in Review spelled in old typesetting letters.In light of the uniquely challenging times in which we find ourselves this spring, we feel privileged to share a snapshot of some of our student and alumni accomplishments over the past year. Let’s take the opportunity to celebrate.

Community Creativity During COVID-19

U of G Creative Writing MFA logo within a heart, surrounded by COVID-19 particlesThe answer to the question “What does art look like in the time of Covid-19?” will have different answers for different communities. There are also many amazingly prescient and connected impulses guiding artists and community organizers worldwide.

Kathleen Hepburn shares $100k Toronto Film Critics Prize

Co-directors Tailfeathers and Hepburn (l-r)The Body Remembers When the World Broke Open, co-written and directed by Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers and Guelph CWMFA grad Kathleen Hepburn—pictured, left—has capped off an incredible debut season with another major prize...this time the $100k Best Canadian Film Award from the Toronto Film Critics Association. Our heartfelt congratulations to the entire production team!

IMPR PhD Qualifying Exams

The Qualifying Exam (QE) for the IMPR program will consist of:

Fall Reading: Becky Blake

Author Becky Blake headshot, and cover of her novelWe asked MFA alumni publishing books this season what they’re reading, and what they'd recommend. Here's a taste of what you'll find on Becky Blake's bookshelf:

Ayelet Tsabari a Finalist for Weston Prize

Picture of author Ayelet Tasbari and the cover of her memoir, The Art of LeavingCongratulations to alumna Ayelet Tasabari on being named a finalist for the prestigious Hillary Weston Writers' Trust Prize for Nonfiction!