Your experiences will open doors to new opportunities and help clarify understanding of your values and interests.
UBC Creative Writing Program events
Meet other students at readings, info sessions, and other programs.
Creative Writing BFA group
Join fellow creative writers for various events and make new friends.
Departmental research opportunities
Reach out directly to faculty members to ask about potential research positions.
Preparation for a Career in Writing
Check out UBC courses on how to build a career in writing, such as CRWR 430 or 530.
Creative Writing co-op success stories
Learn about the experiences of past and present co-op students from your program and others.
Nineteen Questions online magazine
Read or contribute profiles about the career trajectories, challenges, and the writing lives of established writers.
Inquire about volunteer opportunities to support an online magazine focused on modern and contemporary literature.
Brave New Play Rites Festival
Attend the festival in Term 2 or collaborate with theatre students for an opportunity to produce your short play.
The Garden Statuary
Showcase your essays, poetry, photographs, and other work in UBC’s English Undergraduate Journal.
Volunteer to write articles for this weekly online student paper. No previous experience required.
Vancouver Writers Fest
Check out the works of local and international writers or volunteer at a literary event in Term 1.
Growing Room Festival
Celebrate diverse Canadian writers and artists in Term 2 at this feminist literary festival.
Volunteer to support literacy programs for kids in Vancouver.
Resources for writers
Discover local writing groups, contests, festivals and other resources for writers.
BC Alliance for Arts + Culture job board
Explore part-time and full-time opportunities in BC across a variety of fields in the arts.