Archive | February, 2016

Jen Sookfong Lee’s record-breaking “Writing the Body” Workshop

Jen Sookfong Lee’s first workshop during her term as UFV’s 2016 Kuldip Gill Writing Fellow was an incredible success. Held on February 23, in the Great Hall of the Student Union Building, approximately 65 students, faculty, and staff attended, making this the most popular Writer-in-Residence workshop ever! Lee explored the topic of “Writing the Body”, […]

Jen Sookfong Lee on Writing Race

  Guest post by UFV Writer-in-Residence Jen Sookfong Lee   People often say that I write about race. I do. Race is a huge part of all of my work and especially in my novels. Canadian publishing, even now, doesn’t reflect the reality of our lives, and the diversity of people we meet on a […]

What We’ve Got Goin’ On: Exciting New Features

If you thought you noticed a slight lull in the frequency of our Facebook and Twitter posts over the little while, you were right. Some of that came from a general slowdown around Reading Week (even social media butterflies need a break sometimes), but there’s another reason, too… Photo Credit: NASA HQ PHOTO via Compfight […]

Jen Sookfong Lee, Our 2016 Writer-in-Residence, on Finding Voice

A huge welcome to our 2016 Writer-in-Residence extraordinaire, Jen Sookfong Lee! Here’s what her impressive experience as a writer has taught her about finding her voice . . . During my very first lecture at UFV, I was asked a couple of questions that no one had ever asked me before: how did you find […]