English and Film Studies

Previous Writers-in-Residence

Past Writers-in-Residence

  • 1975-76 Matt Cohen
  • 1976-77 Gary Geddes
  • 1977-78 Marian Engel
  • 1978-79 Tom Wayman
  • 1979-80 Maria Campbell
  • 1980-81 Phyllis Webb
  • 1981-82 Patrick Lane
  • 1982-83 Elizabeth Smart
  • 1983-84 Samuel Selvon
  • 1984-85 Monica Hughes
  • 1985-86 Daphne Marlatt
  • 1986-87 Ray Smith
  • 1987-88 Leona Gom
  • 1988-89 Fred Wah
  • 1989-90 Kristjana Gunnars
  • 1990 David Adams Richards
  • 1991 Sandra Birdsell
  • 1990-91 John Glenday
  • 1991-92 Merna Summers
  • 1992-93 Trevor Ferguson/Tom Pow
  • 1993-94 Don McKay
  • 1994-95 Gail Scott
  • 1995-96 Di Brandt
  • 1996-97 Ven Begamudre
  • 1997-98 Catarina Edwards
  • 1998-99 Olive Senior
  • 1999-00 Tim Lilburn
  • 2000-01 Marilyn Dumont
  • 2001-02 Shani Mootoo
  • 2002-03 Thomas Wharton
  • 2003-04 Myrna Kostash
  • 2004-05 Karen Solie
  • 2005-06 Curtis Gillespie
  • 2006-07 Camilla Gibb/Catherine Bush
  • 2007-08 rob mcLennan
  • 2008-09 Lynn Coady
  • 2009-10 Hiromi Goto
  • 2010-11 Tim Bowling
  • 2011-12 Richard Van Camp
  • 2012-13 Marina Endicott
  • 2013-14 Erin Moure
  • 2014-15 Minister Faust
  • 2015-16 Fred Stenson
  • 2016-17 Jaspreet Singh