The English Department has nurtured many writers from our programs.

Here is a sample of the diverse publications created by past students in the last few years:

Brown Girl in the Room (2017)

Priya Ramsingh English BA 1992

Hellgoing (2013) Winner of the 2013 Scotiabank Giller Prize

Shortlisted for the 2013 Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize

Lynn Coady: BA Combined HONS English & Philosophy 1993

The Page Turners (2013) 

Kevin T. Johns: BA HONS English, minor in Film Studies 2004, MA English 2005

Men of Feeling in Eighteenth-Century Literature (2013)

Alex Wetmore: PhD Cultural Med. Literary Studies, 2010

Supervised by Professors Paul Keen and Mark Phillips

The Antagonist (2011)

Winner of the 2012 Georges Bugnet Award for FictionFinalist 2011 Scotiabank Giller Prize

Lynn Coady: BA Combined HONS English & Philosophy 1993

Water for Elephants (2006)

Book Sense Book of the Year Award 2007

New York Times Best Seller list for 12 weeks in 2006

Film adaptation released in 2011, starring Reese Witherspoon, Robert Pattinson,
 Christoph Waltz & Hal Holbrook

Sara Gruen: BA HONS English 1993