Emerge! Guelph Creative Writing MFA Showcase at the EMWF
Thursday September 30, 8:00 p.m. EST (online)
Once again the University of Guelph Creative Writing MFA is thrilled to be partnering with the Eden Mills Writers' Festival to present an event featuring up-and-coming writers who are currently students in the MFA. Hear the diverse and urgent voices of tomorrow as the Guelph Creative Writing MFA celebrates its fifteenth anniversary and its long-standing partnership with the Eden Mills Writers Festival. Featuring Kate Barss, Véronique Darwin, Anna Lee-Popham, Graeme McClelland, Yohani Mendis, and Elizabeth Mudenyo.
Join us on Thursday September 30th at 8 p.m. via Zoom. Please register via Eventbrite (click on the register button below) and the Zoom link will be sent to you on the day of the event.
Elizabeth Mudenyo is a Scarborough-based poet, community organizer, artist and arts manager. She was a fellow of the Poetry Foundation’s 2018 Poetry Incubator, and participant of the 2020 Hurston/Wright Poetry Weekend with Danez Smith, Diaspora Dialogues Short Form Mentorship and the DreamYard’s Rad(ical) Poetry Consortium. Her recent publications include Write Magazine, Plenitude Magazine, carte-blanche, HELD magazine and CV2. Her first poetry chapbook, With Both Hands, is available through Anstruther Press. Elizabeth is a Creative Writing MFA Candidate at the University of Guelph. www.elizabethmudenyo.com
The University of Guelph Creative Writing MFA is one of the premier graduate writing programs in this country. Among our graduates are such Canadian literary notables as Jael Richardson, writer, commentator and artistic director of The Festival of Literary Diversity; Ayelet Tsabari, winner of the Sami Rohr Prize for International Jewish Literature; Liz Howard, winner of the Griffin Prize for Canadian Poetry, Governor General’s Award-winning dramatist Robert Chafe; and Canadian Screen Award-winning Canadian director and screenwriter Kathleen Hepburn, among many others who are remapping the Canadian cultural landscape.
The University of Guelph Creative Writing MFA, part of the University of Guelph’s College of Arts, is located at the University of Guelph-Humber in Toronto. For more information go to: https://www.uoguelph.ca/arts/cwmfa.