King’s College announces shortlist for Penguin Random House Canada MFA Prize for best nonfiction book proposal
The shortlist for the second annual Penguin Random House Canada MFA Prize provides “a compelling look at the quality and range of work our students produce,” said Kim Pittaway, executive director of the University of King’s College’s Master of Fine Arts in Creative Nonfiction.
The University of King’s College MFA in Creative Nonfiction program is delighted to welcome back one of our own as this year’s Writer in Residence.
Beth Hitchcock, a graduate of the University of King’s College’s MFA Program in Creative Nonfiction, is among 19 emerging writers — “a new wave of thinkers and writers from across the country” — whose work has been selected to appear in a new Canadian anthology of creative nonfiction, fiction and poetry.
When she retired, Sue Harper told everyone she knew she was going to become a freelance writer. “It wasn’t such a stretch,” she says. She’d already authored nine textbooks and three nonfiction books for reluctant readers. She’d studied fiction at the Humber School for Writers.