Calgary Distinguished Writers Program

Oana Avasilichoaei at In Conversation: Oana Avasilichioaei and Richard Harrison, 2018

My time as the Canadian Writer-in-Residence was extremely fruitful. The residency provided luxurious time to advance several poetry and translation projects, and served as a catalyst for expanding my art practice into sound and performance. I was able to engage and develop projects with various art communities, for which I remain very grateful.

Oana Avasilichioaei

2010–11 CDWP Writer-in-Residence, 2017 Governor General's Literary Award Winner

Teresa Wong smiles and looks at the camera. She wears a black shirt, her hair loose, and stands in front of a sun-filled window.

Teresa Wong

2021-22 Canadian Writer-in-Residence

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