The Department of English offers a unique combination of creative writing and academic courses in a remarkably stimulating milieu for learning and growing as readers and writers. Whether in an intimate workshop or a small classroom setting, students read literature of the English-speaking world from the past through to experimental and popular works of the present as a means to develop skills as insightful and resourceful readers or writers.
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The English Department places among the top 150 programs in the latest edition of QS World University Rankings read more
Terence Byrnes is a National Magazine Award finalist for a story, "The Missing Piece" that appeared in The Walrus read more
Concordia creative writing professor Josip Novakovich is one of 10 nominees nominated for the fifth Man Booker International Prize.
For Novakovich, this recognition comes after decades of scholarship and publishing. The short-story writer, read more
Mary di Michele has been nominated for the A.M. Klein Prize for Poetry, along with MA alumnus Susan Gillis and Oana Avasilichioaei.