Jill Goldberg teaches literature and creative writing at Langara College and recently completed her MFA at UBC. In 2015 she won the Tethered by Letters poetry prize and was a finalist for the New Guard poetry prize. She is working on her first novel and an animated poetry film, and is the current chair of CCWWP.
Social media is burning with controversy and conflict, institutions are on high alert and reviewing policy feverishly, several creative writing professors and editors have been suspended, and students are both emboldened and frightened by the new climate of calling out and calls for “due process.” We need to talk. This town hall seeks to move […]
This roundtable discussion will examine the ways in which the creative writing classroom can address matters of ethics, representation, diversity, access, and inclusion. What can be done to encourage students to see writing as an act of moral engagement? And how can instructors support and encourage historically silenced voices? How can these issues be made […]