Alicia Elliott is a Tuscarora writer living in Brantford, Ontario. She has written for Globe and Mail, CBC, Hazlitt and many others. Her essays have been nominated for and won National Magazine Awards, and her short fiction was selected for Best American Short Stories 2018, Best Canadian Stories 2018, and Journey Prize Stories 30. She […]
Justin Lauzon, Double major in English and Creative Writing (2012), has published a book of poetry: This is Why We're Made in the Dark (Quattro Books). http://quattrobooks.ca/books/this-is-why-were-made-in-the-dark/
"York Creative Writing graduate Harpit Samra has won the 2018 Stony Brook Short Fiction Prize. Her story, "What Isolation Bred," written in York's program, was chosen from among more than two hundred entries from the United States and Canada. The judge, Pulitzer Prize winning writer Paul Harding, writes of Harpit's story: "'What Isolation Bred' is […]
The family history business is booming. English Professor Julia Creet explores the bigger picture behind the ancestry industry in her new documentary, Data Mining the Deceased: Ancestry and the Business of Family. Filmed in Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom and Iceland, the documentary takes a look at people’s motivations behind the business of […]
IN THE NAME OF ME by JR Enriquez Amparado JR Enriquez Amparado grew up in Scarborough, ON. He is a Philosophy and Creative Writing major at York University. This is his first published work. In “In the Name of Me,” one slowly becomes aware of various planes that reveal an existence of perpetual schisms. The […]
Starting from the notion that every act of speaking is a translation between worlds, writer, scholar and critic Goldstein’s Lost Originals comprises a collection of elegies for a series of “lost originals” – objects, images and experiences whose ghostly traces can only be evoked through language. Click here for the complete story on yFile.
Long-time English and Creative Writing Professor Patricia Keeney has launched the first of two new books this fall with a standing-room-only reading at the Women’s Arts Association in downtown Toronto recently. The new book, a novel called One Man Dancing is based on the true story of a professional acting company in Uganda doing politically […]
The shortlist for the 2013 Governor General’s Literary Awards, announced Wednesday, features books written by York University alumni and faculty in both the fiction and non-fiction categories. In the non-fiction category, York English Professor Priscila Uppal’s Projection: Encounters with My Runaway Mother is vying for the $25,000 prize. This is the second major award her […]