Michael Helm

Michael Helm

Michael Helm’s novels are After James, Cities of Refuge, In the Place of Last Things, and The Projectionist. He’s an editor at Brick magazine and teaches in the Creative Writing program at York University.

Fiction as Research

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Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council’s recently inaugurated category of “research-creation”—a category that includes the writing of fiction—recognizes what many writers have long understood: that writing imaginative literature not only often involves considerable research but also often itself constitutes a valuable form of intellectual investigation. In this session, three writers will address the relationship between […]

Craft of Writing / L’art de l’écriture