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Do you long to see the stories you’ve toiled over published, and maybe be the recipient of some fabulous prizes? You’re in luck — the Martlet Summer Writing Contest is back! Stories must be unpublished, original works of either fiction or creative nonfiction and between 1000 – 2000 words. Deadline for entries is July 20. Open to all UVic students, but only one story is permitted per entrant. The winner will receive a centrefold spread of their work in the August issue of the Martlet, along with a $50 cash prize. Two runners-up will be published online, on the Martlet’s website. Rules and submission guidelines available now on the Martlet website: https://www.martlet.ca/contests/

UVic Writing

1 week ago

Congratulations to UVic alum & Victoria-based poet Eve Joseph on winning the $65,000 Griffin Poetry Prize for her collection "Quarrels" (Anvil Press), announced at a Toronto gala on June 6. The judges noted how Joseph's poems capture “the intriguing spaces and moments defeating the boundaries of the real.” ow.ly/MD8Q50uz7W3 UVic Alumni

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One day our current students will also be famous alumni... Read about Writing grads' latest successes in The Torch.

University of Victoria, Faculty of Fine Arts
Whoa—Fine Arts alumni are all over the latest issue of UVic's Torch alumni magazine: stories on Hakai Magazine (including Jude Isabella & Tobin Stokes), The Hollow Child film (Jeremy Lutter & Ben Rollo), Yasuko Thanh, Richard Van Camp, Ampersand Distilling Company (Jessica Schacht) plus Alumni Week coverage...
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University of Victoria Phoenix Theatre
Are you in Vancouver this week? Check out "The Fitting Room" written by UVic Writing MFA student Ellery Lamm and directed by #PhoenixAlumni Anna Marie Anderson. May 14 - 18 (8pm +2pm matinee May 18) at the Havana Vancouver Theatre at 1212 Commercial Dr. The show includes performances by students Ciaran...
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