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Literary Arts Instructors

Shauna Paull

Shauna Paull is the author of roughened in undercurrent (Leaf Press, 2008). A well-respected poet, educator and community advocate, she completed her MFA in Creative Writing at UBC. She has led creative writing workshops at the Shadbolt Centre for the Arts in Deer Lake Park, Burnaby, and for many different organizations in Vancouver. In community, Shauna has worked extensively with migrant and refugee women in areas of labour and mobility rights, poverty alleviation and legislative reform. New work is published in Forcefield: 77 Women Poets of British Columbia (mothertongue, 2013) and is forthcoming in In All the Spaces: Diverse Voices In Global Women’s Poetry by Authorspress, New Delhi, India in the Fall of 2019.

Eileen Kernaghan

Eileen Kernaghan is the author of nine historical fantasy novels and a four-time winner of the Aurora Award for Canadian speculative fiction. Her latest novel, Sophie, in Shadow (Thistledown Press, 2014), set in 1914 India under the Raj, was shortlisted for the Sheila Egoff Award for Children’s Literature and for the Sunburst Award for Canadian Literature of the Fantastic. An associated novel, Wild Talent: a Novel of the Supernatural (2008) was shortlisted for the 2009 Sunburst Award, while The Alchemist’s Daughter (2004) was also shortlisted for the Sheila Egoff Award. Eileen has also co-written two non-fiction books, and her short stories have appeared in a number of North American literary and speculative publications.

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