objective of the Creative Writing Research Group is to facilitate the
creation, dissemination, and critically-aware reception of writing of
meet this objective, the Creative Writing Research Group seeks to engage
with various research- and publication-based activities. These activities
include providing forums for on- and off-campus authors to present their
work, and exploring the range of historic and contemporary technologies,
media, and interdisciplinary avenues for circulating the written word.
Investigations into the social conditions that encourage or discourage the
creation of literature, and research into writing pedagogies also fall
within our purview.
link our efforts to developments in the wider writing communities of
Calgary, Alberta, and Canada, as well as among international literary
practitioners, thereby heightening the University of Calgary's profile among
writers and readers. Our overall aim is to enhance the scope and quality of
writing produced by both University of Calgary faculty and students, and to
advance research into the teaching of writing.
Canada Council Sponsored Readings (Fall 2006)
Annabel Lyon, Zsuzsi Gartner, George Bowering, Susan
Canada Council Sponsored Readings (Winter 2006):
Susan Musgrave, Darren Wershler-Henry, Thomas Wharton