Derek Beaulieu chosen as Banff Poet Laureate
Banff Centre’s Literary Arts Director, Derek Beaulieu, named Banff Poet Laureate
New Carol Shields Prize for Fiction Announced
The new annual literary prize will be launched in 2022 — awarding $150,000 to a single work of fiction by a woman or non-binary writer.
Literary Arts Program Announcement: 2020-2021
Derek Beaulieu joined Banff Centre in October of 2018 and has focused on bringing new faculty and new opportunities to writers including building new partnerships, expanding international connections...
Calgary’s former Poet Laureate Derek Beaulieu named Director of Literary Arts at Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity
The award winning professor will take up his post on October 15, 2018.
A Sense of Place
For Ayelet Tsabari, writing is a way of processing memory, and for someone who has lead such a peripatetic life, memory is often tied to place.
Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity publishes limited edition anthology of Canada’s next fables
Fables for the 21st Century features 11 original short stories edited by best-selling authors Rawi Hage, Lisa Moore, and Madeleine Thien.
This Fellowship Frees Writers From Financial Fight
The Writers' Trust has announced Canadian author and Newfoundland native Michael Crummey as inaugural recipient of $50,000 Fellowship celebrating Canada's 150th birthday.