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CSL Blog Project, Volume 9: Writing Inspiration From the Amazing Writer Tazeen Hasan

Writing Inspiration From the Amazing Writer Tazeen Hasan by Zhou Huiwei Recently, I had an opportunity to communicate with Tazeen Hasan, a blogger who was born in Pakistan and writes for many online and print news outlets. She regularly contributes hard news, investigative pieces, and editorials on a wide range of topics including history, geopolitics, […]

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2019 Banff Retreat Now Sold Out

We are pleased to announce our Banff Retreat will take place February 15 – 24, 2019, and registrations are now open. Our annual Banff Retreat is a self-guided retreat and a great opportunity to connect with fellow writers and enjoy uninterrupted writing time among amazing scenery at Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity. The retreat […]

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CSL Blog Project, Volume 8: Do Not Be Afraid to Speak Out (Feat. Kate Rittner-Werkman)

Do Not Be Afraid to Speak Out by Shicheng Xu Kate Rittner-Werkman is a writer who was born in Hamburg, Germany. When she was a child, she immigrated to Canada and lived in a few different cities before she settled in Edmonton. She uses English to write, but she is a bilingual speaker and thinker […]

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WGA Blog Post: The Kemosa Scholarship: An Opportunity for Indigenous Mothers who Write

by Joshua Dakin Many Canadians hold authors like J.K. Rowling, Carol Shields and Margaret Atwood in high regard; Harry Potter, The Stone Diaries, and A Handmaid’s Tale keep beloved spots in our hearts. These writers, all of whom were also mothers, created (and continue to create) captivating and engaging worlds for us to get lost in. […]

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CSL Blog Project Project, Volume 6: Talking to the Marvelous Sophie Pinkoski

Talking to the Marvelous Sophie Pinkoski by Xue Liu Sophie Pinkoski is a Canadian novelist who has a store of literary experiences. After I read her biography provided by the Writers’ Guild of Alberta, I found out her hometown is Edmonton, which she returned to after completing her education around the world. I am interested […]

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CSL Blog Project, Volume 5: Remembering Your Original Intention of Writing and Overcoming Challenges (Feat. Luciana Erregue-Sacchi)

Remembering Your Original Intention of Writing and Overcoming Challenges by Bojun Yang Writing is an art. Writing can resonate powerfully with people who have the same feelings as writers. In the large community of Canadian writers, the number of multilingual and transnational writers has been on the rise. However, they face many challenges due to […]

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CSL Blog Project, Volume 4: Carol Parchewsky—a “Book Engineer”

Carol Parchewsky—a “Book Engineer” by Shu Yu I had the pleasure of interviewing Carol Parchewsky, a Canadian writer who has also received her Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering degree from the University of Saskatchewan, and postgraduate certificates in Professional Management, e-learning, and creative writing at the University of Calgary. She currently focuses on adult and […]

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CSL Blog Project, Volume 3: A Great Talk with the Journalist Tazeen Hasan on Writing, Culture and Languages

A Great Talk with the Journalist Tazeen Hasan on Writing, Culture and Languages by Qiaochu Dai As an international student living in Edmonton for three years, I’ve gained the real feeling that Canada is a multicultural country that is very inclusive. In order to more deeply understand the Canadian culture and learn how Canadian writers, […]

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