Sheridan Reads Welcomes Waubgeshig Rice!

On March 9th, members of the Creative Writing & Publishing program staged an unforgettable evening of literary conversation and community. Hundreds of people gathered in the HMC Creativity Commons to listen to Waubgeshig Rice speak about his celebrated… Read More

Naben Ruthnum’s Video Blog Now Available!

The CW&P 2022-23 Writer-in-Residence, Naben Ruthnum, has been hard at work, meeting with students and staff for consultations, visiting classes, and running events like the 2023 Sheridan Reads visit with Waubgeshig Rice and the Food, Writing, and Identity… Read More

Professor Laura Trethewey Publishes Second Book

This coming July, creative nonfiction professor Laura Trethewey will publish her second book, The Deepest Map: The Amazing Global Race to Chart the World’s Oceans with Goose Lane Editions.  This dramatic and action-packed story of the last mysterious place on earth—the world’s seafloor—documents the… Read More

wererabbit: Professor Paul Vermeersch’s new musical alter ego

Creative Writing & Publishing professor Paul Vermeersch is already well-known in literary circles as a poet and literary editor, but the author of seven poetry collections doesn’t limit his creative output to the written word.   In addition… Read More

FHASS Faculty Deliver Creativity and Innovation to Local High School Teachers

As part of a new bilateral partnership between the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (FHASS) and the Halton District School Board (HDSB), the FHASS creativity team has recently collaborated with T.A. Blakelock High School for a pair… Read More

Patsy Marshall’s Students Explore Creativity and Employment

Patsy Marshall’s “Introduction to Studies in Creativity” course this semester took a novel approach for student reflections. The course provided students with four infographics, along with other SLATE material, so that students could complete 4 journal logs reflecting… Read More

Welcome 2022-2023 Writer in Residence: Naben Ruthnum

FHASS and CW&P are thrilled to welcome our 2022-2023 Writer-in-Residence, Naben Ruthnum! Naben is the author of the novels A Hero of Our Time (2022), Helpmeet (2022), and the essay Curry: Eating, Reading, and Race (2017). He is… Read More

Professor Alex Hollenberg publishes new poems in Riddle Fence

This fall, professor Alex Hollenberg (FHASS, CW&P) published three new poems in Riddle Fence. If you like your poetry about sweaty jeans, out-of-place cowboys, hurricanes, and urinating moose, then these are the poems for you. When asked about… Read More

Professor Mahak Jain Publishes New Children’s Book

This March, professor Mahak Jain (FHASS, CW&P) published Bharatanatyam in Ballet Shoes, a picture book with Annick Press. The book is illustrated by Anu Chouhan. Inspired by the real-life collaboration between Bharatanatyam dancer Rukmini Devi Arundale and ballet… Read More

Professor Nataly Shaheen Publishes in Malahat

FHASS Professor Nataly Shaheen (ESL) has been hard at work on a forthcoming memoir called Lost in Them. This Winter, a chapter of the memoir entitled Ali-Mohammad was published In The Malahat Review. Nataly was interviewed by The… Read More