Archive | May, 2019

UFV English Summer Reads: Heather McAlpine

What do English profs do during the summer? We read, of course! And when we read, we get so excited that we can’t help raving about the books . . . because, hey!–you might like them, too. Heather McAlpine: What I’m Reading this Summer As some of you may know, I’ve been on sabbatical for […]

UFV English Summer Reads: Andrea MacPherson

What do English profs do during the summer? We read, of course! And when we read, we get so excited that we can’t help raving about the books . . . because, hey!–you might like them, too. Photo Credit: aaamsss Flickr via Compfight cc Andrea MacPherson: What I’m Reading this Summer Florida by Lauren Groff […]

UFV English Summer Reads: Melissa Walter

What do English profs do during the summer? We read, of course! And when we read, we get so excited that we can’t help raving about the books . . . because, hey!–you might like them, too. To kick off our Summer Reads series, our department Head Melissa Walter shares what she’s reading for fun […]

Young Authors Conference 2019: Double the Participants, Double the Fun!

By Heather McAlpine Eighty Young Authors from elementary schools all over Chilliwack and Abbotsford came together at the UFV CEP campus on Monday, April 29 for the second Young Authors’ Conference, organized by Professor Heather McAlpine and her assistant, English student Rebekah Bielefeld. The Young Authors’ Conference was conceived as a way to bring elementary […]

Not Just Educational But Epochal: Farewell Wishes from Our WIR

Our Kuldip Gill Fellowship Writer in Residence in 2019 was the venerable Robert Wiersema. Here are his parting words after eleven weeks of sharing his insights about writing and life…   One of the only reasons I’m still on Facebook is to check my Memories; I like to start my mornings by looking back at […]

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