Class of 2022 Bulletin Board

Welcome to the Class of 2022!
Here's an update on where we are, and a look ahead.
Please review this message carefully -- there will be some repetition for students admitted early, but I need to bring newly admitted students up to speed as well…
Hello all: 
I'm writing from my home office desk, looking out to my backyard and the yards beyond. From here, it doesn't look all that different from any other March day: the chickadees are flitting through the still-bare branches and the dastardly red squirrel trying to chew his way into my shed is nibbling on the top of the shed door (really, does painted plywood even taste good?). But all around us, much has changed and continues to change… 

Jessica McDiarmid 2020 MFA Writer in Residence

March 15, 2020
The University of King’s College MFA in Creative Nonfiction program is delighted to welcome back one of our own as this year’s Writer in Residence.
Jessica McDiarmid (Class of 2016) is the author of Highway of Tears: A True Story of Racism, Indifference and the Pursuit of Justice for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls.
The book, published in Canada by Doubleday Canada and in the US by Simon & Schuster, was a finalist for the prestigious 2020 RBC Taylor Prize for Nonfiction and is currently a finalist for the 2020 Hubert Evans Nonfiction Prize in the British Columbia and Yukon Book Prizes. The BC prize winner will be announced April 25. More here




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Meet the family

  • Here are brief bios of your Class of 2021 colleagues and the book projects they’re working on.
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