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 Sharanpal Ruprai.

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News and announcements


Writing in suspended time: Approaches to creativity and creative thinking

Novelist, essayist, cultural commentator and UCalgary English prof Aritha van Herk on sparking a creative practice during extraordinary times...

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Comics vs. coronavirus: Comics industry shut down for the first time in almost a century

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Baby, it’s cold outside — but it’s heating up on social media

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Careers in Motion: Leslie Brooks, BA’01

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In the media


In the News: Aritha van Herk, English, in CBC News

COVID-19: The future is here, now we must be resilient, nimble and smart

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In the News: Vivek Shraya, English, in The Star

What do you do when the love of your life fails you? Vivek Shraya turned it into a solo show

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In the News: Rebecca Sullivan, English/Women's Studies, in The Wire

'Baby, It's Cold Outside' – But It's Heating Up on Social Media

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In the News: James Ellis, Calgary Institute for the Humanities, in The Gauntlet

Calgary Atlas Project launches A Queer Map

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