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


New Books from UCalgary’s Writerly Friends and Faculty

A roadside tour and hiking guide of Alberta’s geological wonders and an assessment of energy efficient affordable housing have been added to the bookshelf...

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Vivek Shraya reflects on the nature of change as a survival mechanism, in upcoming book

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Dr. Uchechukwu Peter Umezurike - Winner of the 2020/2021 Nigeria Prize for Literary Criticism

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‘What you do can, and will, matter,’ says co-founder of maternal mental health program in India

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In the media


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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In the News: Karen Bourrier, English, The Conversation Canada

‘Goodreads’ readers #ReadWomen, and so should university English departments

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