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CSL Blog Project, Volume 10: An Online Interview with Lisa Dublin

An Online Interview with Lisa Dublin by Qian Cao Leo Lisa Dublin is from the Caribbean island of Saint Lucia, and she moved to Edmonton with her family in 2013. Poetry, performance poetry, and writing are the things she has always loved. She holds an MBA from the Australian Institute of Business, and most recently […]

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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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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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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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CSL Blog Project, Volume 2: Logical or Emotional? How is Computer Science Related to Writing? (feat. Dustin Archibald)

Logical or Emotional? How is Computer Science Related to Writing? by Haoyang Lin Many people think science and art are two totally different professional fields. They stand on two opposite sides because the people who learned them are different. Scientific scholars may be more logical and rigorous because they usually deal with logical questions that just […]

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CSL Blog Project, Volume 1: Different Challenges and Highlights of Alice Major’s Writing

Different Challenges and Highlights of Alice Major’s Writing by Junyan Feng Alice Major is a Canadian poet who emigrated from Scotland to Canada when she was eight. Some of her collections of poetry have been published, such as Memory’s Daughter and Welcome to the Anthropocene. She was president of the Writers’ Guild of Alberta and also […]

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