Stories from York's short fiction collection, Any Given Power, won the Journey Prize and the Bronwen Wallace Award.
Her essays and articles have appeared in The Guardian, The Globe and Mail, Brick magazine and elsewhere.
“Plants”, a poem from the book, was the selection for the English Literature exam by the U. College Board’s Advanced Placement Program in 2018.
Gardening was most recently translated into Arabic (10,000 copies - National Council for the Arts in Kuwait) and Shell into Spanish by the Universidad Nacional de Rosario in Argentina.
The quality of our faculty and the demonstrable success of our graduates marks Humber as one of the best writing retreats in North America.
Located at our beautiful Lakeshore Campus, it's proved to be an inspiring, challenging and life-altering week for aspiring writers for more than 25 years. His fiction and nonfiction have appeared in Kyo Maclear is an essayist, novelist and children’s author.
His writing has appeared in many publications, including The New Yorker, Harper’s, Zoetrope All-Story, and Best American Short Stories.
He has been twice nominated for the Scotiabank Giller Prize, the Governor General’s Literary Award and has received the First Novel Award among other prizes.
David Bezmozgis Program Director - Giles Blunt grew up in North Bay, Ontario, a small city similar to the Algonquin Bay of the John Cardinal novels. Her books have been translated into fifteen languages, published in over twenty countries, and garnered nominations from the Hilary Weston Writers' Trust Prize for Nonfiction, the Governor General’s Literary Awards, the TD Canadian Children's Literature Awards, the First Novel Award, and the National Magazine Awards.
After studying English literature at the University of Toronto, he moved to New York City, where he lived for the next twenty years, before moving back to Toronto in 2002. Her writing on contemporary culture has appeared in Lit Hub, The Millions, The Guardian, Brick, Prefix Photo, The Volta, The Globe and Mail, among other publications.