Department of English

Marlon James for Calgary Distinguished Writers Program

Calgary Distinguished Writers Program

The Calgary Distinguished Writers Program strives to advance the careers of Canadian writers. As a part of the Calgary writing community, it engages the community with the Faculty of Arts and the Department of English.

The current Canadian Writer-in-Residence is Teresa Wong.

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News and announcements


Summer Reading: Five Slightly Unconventional Chick Lit Recommendations

A scholar who literally teaches a course on Chick Lit shares her picks for books that far transcend the bubblegum-pink beach read...

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Morgan Vanek - presenter at the next TEDxYYC

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Dr. Aoife Mac Namara appointed dean of UCalgary’s Faculty of Arts

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Graphic novelist recognized for his work bridging cultural divides

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In the media


In the News: Vivek Shraya, English, in National Post

Pantene and 2SLGBTQ+ Organizations Unite to Encourage Allyship and Inclusivity in the Canadian Workplace

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In the News: Vivek Shraya, English, in CBC Radio

Gender-fluid dressing could lead to renaissance in fashion, says advocate

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In the News: Vivek Shraya, English, in CBC

20 lessons Vivek Shraya has learned in 20 years of making art

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In the News: Uche Umezurike, English, in New Trail

Passion for writing leads PhD grad to academic and literary success

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