R115. Teaching the Tenth Draft: Centring Revision in the Classroom
Thursday, March 5, 2020
9:00 am to 10:15 am
Annabel Lyon is the author of seven books, most recently The Sweet Girl and Imagining Ancient Women. Her previous novel, The Golden Mean, was a Canadian bestseller and was published in fourteen languages. She teaches creative writing at the University of British Columbia.
John Vigna’s first book of fiction, Bull Head, was selected by Quill & Quire as an editor’s pick of the year and was a finalist for the Danuta Gleed Literary Award. Named one of 10 writers to watch by CBC Books, John is a fiction instructor and pedagogy chair in the UBC creative writing program.
Eleanor Panno is a writer and student focused on magic realism and grey areas in relationships. She has a BFA in creative writing and will begin her graduate studies at Columbia University in 2019.
Billy-Ray Belcourt is from the Driftpile Cree Nation. He is a PhD candidate in the Department of English & Film Studies at the University of Alberta. His books are This Wound Is a World, winner of the 2018 Griffin Poetry Prize, NDN Coping Mechanisms, and A History of My Brief Body.