UFV’s new writer-in-residence Rex Weyler to read Jan 17
The public is invited to come hear UFV’s 2013 writer-in-residence Rex Weyler at a reading on Thursday, Jan 17 on the Abbotsford campus. A co-founder of Greeenpeace, Rex has deep roots in environmental movements. This is the first time that UFV has chosen a primarily non-fiction writer to be writer-in-residence.
Metaphor and Meaning in the Arts, Culture, & Politics
Thurs, Jan 17 – Noon–1 pm – University House (Abby F125)
Weyler settles in as writer-in-residence
Each year the University of the Fraser Valley’s English department sets forth on a search for the next Writer in Residence. A writer-in-residence is a Canadian writer who is welcomed into the UFV community to inspire students, provide practical advice on publishing, and mentor aspiring writers, according to the English department’s website. This year Rex Weyler is filling the writer-in-residence role. Weyler has extensive experience as a writer and as an ecologist and he is often remembered and recognized for being the Co-Founder of Greenpeace International.