CWILA Announces Critic-in-Residence for 2017: Adèle Barclay

Canadian Women in the Literary Arts (CWILA) is thrilled to announce that Adèle Barclay will be our Critic-in-Residence (CiR) for 2017. Word from Adèle Barclay: “I’m honoured and elated to accept the position of CWILA’s critic in residence. I’m grateful … Continue reading

CWILA’s Critic-in-residence 2016 : Call For Applicants

The Residency CWILA supports a female/transgender/genderqueer writer (poet, novelist, storyteller, scholar) based in Canada as its resident critic for September 1st  2016 -April 30th 2017. The aim of the residency is to foster criticism that promotes public awareness of women’s literary … Continue reading

CWILA Critic-in-Residence Outgoing Reflection

By Lucas Crawford Being the Critic-In-Residence for Canadian Women in the Literary Arts was an exercise in paradoxes and pleasures: I’m a writer and scholar who is very much still learning how to do “criticism” in the CanLit mode; it … Continue reading

Critic-in-Residence 2015: Lucas Crawford

  On CWILA: Interview with Lucas Crawford, CWILA’s 2015 Critic-in-Residence Interviews: “Interview with Lucas Crawford, Poet and 2015 CWILA Critic in Residence” on roommagazine.com. “Imagining Impractical Ideas about Bodies” An Interview with Lucas Crawford by Phoebe Wang in The Town … Continue reading

CWILA Announces Critic-in-Residence for 2015: Lucas Crawford

Canadian Women in the Literary Arts (CWILA) is thrilled to announce that Lucas Crawford will be our Critic-in-Residence (CiR) for 2015. Word from Lucas Crawford:  “It is with tremendous enthusiasm and gratitude that I receive the news that I am … Continue reading

CWILA at the Gillers: A Report from Critic-in-Residence Shannon Webb-Campbell

By  Shannon Webb-Campbell When CBC radio host Stephanie Domet, an award-winning novelist and neighbor, put me on the VIP list for Between the Pages, an evening with the Scotiabank Giller Prize finalists on October 20 at the Rebecca Cohn Auditorium … Continue reading

CWILA Critic-in-Residence 2015 Call for Applicants

CWILA’s Critic-in-residence 2015 The Residency CWILA supports a female/transgender/genderqueer writer (poet, novelist, storyteller, scholar) based in Canada as its resident critic for a calendar year. The aim of the residency is to foster criticism that promotes public awareness of women’s … Continue reading

Critic-in-Residence 2014: Shannon Webb-Campbell

  On cwila.com “From our Critics-in-Residence: A Conversation Between Shannon Webb-Campbell and Sue Sinclair” “Shannon Webb-Campbell reviews Quivering Land by Roewan Crowe” CWILA presents a Poetry and launch of Best Canadian Poetry in English 2013 hosted by Shannon Webb-Campbell and … Continue reading

Critic-in-Residence 2013: Sue Sinclair

On cwila.com On Pitching An Interview with Sue Sinclair, CWILA Critic-in-Residence A Philosophy of Criticism  Reviews The New Measures by A. F. Moritz for Arc Poetry Magazine 70 (Winter 2013) “Reaching After Something: Three Debuts,” a review of Tilt by E. Bladgrave, Riot Lung by Leah Horlick … Continue reading