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Writer in Residence

A Warm Welcome to Don McKay, our Writer in Residence, Fall 2006

Memorial’s Department of English and the Faculty of Arts are delighted to welcome two-time Governor General Award-winning poet and wilderness essayist Don McKay as Writer in Residence for the Fall 2006 term.

Don is looking forward to meeting with aspiring or experienced writers from Memorial as well as the greater St. John’s community.

Starting on September 13th, he will be holding open office hours in the Arts and Administration building, A2047, from 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. every Wednesday, and he can be reached during that time at 737-8646 (see below for exceptions).

Feel free to drop in to discuss your creative writing (any genre) or just to have a chat. You can also reach Don by leaving him a message at 754-2154. He’ll get back to you to schedule an appointment as soon as he can.

We are extremely fortunate to have such an accomplished author and dedicated teacher of the craft of writing with us for the term.

Check back for news about Don’s readings and other planned activities for his residency. And visit the English Department office to browse through copies of Don’s recent publications.





How to reach Don:

1. To schedule an appointment, leave Don a message at 754-2154.

2. Drop in at his office hours any Wednesday from 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. in A2047. The phone number there is 737-8646.

Please note the following exceptions:

  • For the week of October 4th, Don will hold office hours on Monday the 2nd, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
  • For the week of October 18th, Don will hold office hours on Monday the 16th, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
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