Chris Ambedkar Wins Design Educator Award of Excellence

Congratulations to Professor Chris Ambedkar, who has won the 2023 Design Educator Award of Excellence for Eastern Canada! The award, given by the Association of Registered Graphic Designers, celebrates outstanding contributions to student development and pedagogical research. Nominees… Read More

Joyce Grant Wins Global Youth & News Media Award!

Professor Joyce Grant, currently teaching Writing for Children in our Creative Writing & Publishing Degree, has won the Press Freedom Teaching Award from the Global Youth and New Media Organization. The prize acknowledges Professor Grant’s work to educate… Read More

Dungeons, Dragons, and Design Thinking: A Unique Twist on Experiential Learning

In a FHASS first, Professors Tom Nittoly (ESL) and Kasey Dunn (Creativity and Innovation) recently took experiential learning to a whole new “dimension.” On October 30, a pilot group of students embarked on an unexpected journey, combining the… Read More

Professor Sara Machan Publishes Children’s Books

ESL professor Sara Machan has written and illustrated a series of children’s books meant to help children with body positivity and dealing with anger. These books are intended to take topics children may struggle with and approach them… Read More

Professor Glenn Clifton Wins Award for Short Story

“Before 2035, A Midsummer Night’s Dream was considered a comedy…” Congratulations to Alchemy editor Glenn Clifton, who’s short story “Bottom’s Dream” will appear in the forthcoming anthology Best Canadian Fantasy and Science Fiction, Volume 1, published by Ansible… Read More

Dina Ernest Publishes 16 Nile Street

Kudos to FHASS professor Dina Ernest, who independently published her novel 16 Nile Street this year. Dina describes the plot as follows: The events of 16 Nile Street take place in Cairo, Egypt during and after the revolution… Read More

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