Our Alumni

Our Department of Writing alumni range from highly succesful authors like W.P. Kinsella, Esi Edugyan, Tamas Dobozy, Steve Erikson and Aislinn Hunter to rising literary stars like Yasuko Thanh, Marjorie Celona, D.W. Wilson and Eliza Robertson. But many of our graduates also go on to succesful careers in journalism, communications, teaching and playwrighting.

MFA Alumni Profiles

Scott Amos (MFA '14)
Screen, experimental film.

Michael Armstrong (MFA '13)
Drama, poetry.

Frances Backhouse (MFA '12)
Creative nonfiction.

Peter Boychuk (MFA '11)
Playwrighting, directing.

Leah Callen(MFA '15)
Drama, screenwriting, poetry.

Portia Carryer (MFA '13)
Poetry.

Heather Clark, (MFA '16)
Creative nonfiction, travel writing.

JoAnn Dionne (MFA '14)
Creative nonfiction, memoir, travel writing, fiction, poetry.

Erin Fisher (MFA '14)
Fiction.

Connor Gaston (MFA '14)
Screenwriting, directing.

David Geiss (MFA '13)
Documentary, animation, experimental, queer, film & video.

Ryan Harper-Brown (MFA '12)
Comedy for television, web, and radio.

Annabel Howard (MFA '16)
Non-fiction.

Robbie Huebner (MFA '16)
Playwriting, fiction.

Jude Isabella (MFA '13)
Creative nonfiction, nonfiction for children.

Danielle Janess (MFA '16)
Poetry, translation, the essay, human emotion, inherited memory, post-history of Eastern Europe, theatre, dance.

Amanda Jardine (MFA '11)
Creative nonfiction.

Jason Jobin (MFA '13)
Fiction, creative nonfiction, song writing.

Jenny Kingsley (MFA '10)
Creative nonfiction, memoir and the personal essay, wilderness.

Jessica Kluthe (MFA '11)
Creative nonfiction, memoir, personal essay, feminism, women's studies.

Michael LaPointe (MFA '15)
Fiction.

Hannalora Leavitt, (MFA '15)
Creative nonfiction.

Judy LeBlanc (MFA)
Fiction.

Garth Martens (MFA '10)
Poetry, the prose poem, construction sites, architecture, masculinity.

Fiona Mitchell (MFA '14)
Poetry, spoken word.

Michael Nardone (MFA '11)
Poetics, talk, landscape.

 

Kevin Paul (MFA)
Poetry.

Arleen Paré (MFA '12)
Poetry.

Karen Lee Pickett (MFA '08)
Drama.

Kyeren Regehr (MFA '13)
Poetry, fiction, and spoken word performance.

Susan Sanford Blades (MFA '16)
Short Fiction.

Sam Shelstad (MFA '15)
Fiction.

Aaron Shepard (MFA '10)
Fiction.

Melanie Siebert (MFA '09)
Creative nonfiction, poetry.

Sally Stubbs (MFA '10)
Stage Drama, performance, direction, and instruction.

Yasuko Thanh (MFA '11)
Fiction.

BFA Alumni Profiles

John Barton (B.A '1981)
Poetry.

Marjorie Celona (B.A '06)
Fiction.

Gail Anderson-Dargatz (B.A '99)
Fiction.

Esi Edugyan (B.F.A '99)
Fiction.

Steven Erikson (B.F.A '88)
Fiction.

Thelma Fayle (B.F.A '01)
Non Fiction.

Carla Funk (B.F.A '97)
Poetry.

Aislinn Hunter (B.F.A '96)
Fiction, Poetry.

W.P. Kinsella (B.F.A '74)
Fiction, Stage, Screen

Arno Kopecky (B.A '02)
Nonfiction.

Leiren Young (B.F.A '85)
Nonfiction, autobiographical, screen, stage.

Joan Macleod (B.A '78)
Stage drama, poetry.

Billeh Nickerson (B.F.A '98)
Fiction, Poetry.

Steven Price (B.F.A '00)
Poetry.

Eden Robison (B.F.A '92)
Fiction.

Melanie Siebert (B.F.A '05)
Poetry.

Richard Van Camp (B.F.A '97)
Fiction, poetry.

D.W. Wilson (B.A '09)
Fiction.


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