Brezshia is the 2019 winner of the Michael J.F. Tompkins Prize. This award was established in memory of Michael Tompkins, Governor General's Medalist in 1990.
Check out SETS Professor Sandra Singer's recently released book, Stock Characters in 9/11 Fiction: Homosociality and Nihilist Performance.
A review of Shakespeare’s Criminal from Orpheus Productions, a new chamber opera with music by Dustin Peters and libretto by Sky Gilbert, starring Marion Newman, Dion Mazerolle and Nathaniel Bacon.
Pat Flood is celebrating the publication of Susan Benson: Art, Design and Craft on Stage at the Bookshelf’s E-bar on Friday May 31 at 7pm. Pat will be in conversation with Susan Benson. There will be a theatre market in the Greenroom featuring local companies. Tickets are $8 or $6 for students, seniors and members of the Bookshelf.
Lawrence Hill is a professor of creative writing at the University of Guelph. He is the author of ten books, including The Illegal, The Book of Negroes, Any Known Blood, and Black Berry, Sweet Juice: On Being Black and White in Canada. He is the winner of various awards including The Commonwealth Writers' Prize, and two-time winner of CBC Radio's Canada Reads. Hill delivered the Canada-wide 2013 Massey Lectures, based on his non-fiction book Blood: The Stuff of Life.
SETS PhD candidate Stephanie Settle has received the Annaley Naegle Redd Assistantship Award from the Charles Redd Center at Brigham Young University
The story collection Eye, written by recently-retired University of Guelph English professor Dr. Marianne Micros and published by Guernica Editions of Toronto in the Fall of 2018, is one of five titles nationally to be shortlisted by Writers’ Union of Canada judges for the Danuta Gleed Literary Award recognizing the best first collection of short fiction published that year in English. The volume explores the mythology, folklore, Greek customs, and old-world cultures that have fascinated Marianne all her life.