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UBC’s online alumni magazine, TREK, recently ran a great article expounding on the virtues of poems, the UBC Creative Writing department, and the partnership between grad students and local Vancouver high schools.

New Shoots Magazine, a yearly publication featuring writing from Vancouver-area high school students.

Writer Teresa Goff spoke with a few of us from the department, so there’s a small quote from yours truly!

Emily Davidson, a graduate student in her third year, says she is attempting to complete a collection of poetry between 40 and 60 pages in length. “The page is where we go to make sense of being alive,” she says.

Looking for further big-hearted writing endorsements? Check out the full article here.


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