English & Writing StudiesWestern Arts and Humanities

Current Writer-in-Residence

The Department of English and Writing Studies is proud to announce the 2015-16 Writer-in-Residence is Tanis Rideout

Tanis RideoutTanis Rideout is the author of Delineation (2005), a book of poetry, and Above All Things, a novel (2012). She is a versatile writer, with a number of exciting ideas for workshops and events.

The Department is pleased to announce that our partnership with the London Public Library will resume again this upcoming year. Tanis Rideout will also hold office hours/events at the Central Library.
An update regarding the dates Tanis will join the community at Western, and the London Public Library, will be provided in mid-summer.

Information about Tanis Rideout can be found here: https://tanisrideout.wordpress.com/about-the-author/.

Ms Rideout will begin her residency on Tuesday, September 15, and will hold office hours on campus from 10 am - 2 pm on Tuesdays and Wednesdays this Fall in room 2G28M of the Arts & Humanities Building. Winter hours will be announced later. To make an appointment with the Writer in Residence, please contact Vivian Foglton at vivian.foglton@uwo.ca or 519-661-3403.

The WiR program for this upcoming academic year is funded by the James A. and Marjorie Spencely Fund and is supported by the Canada Council for the Arts. The Department is pleased to announce additional funding from London Public Library sponsors, and from the Department of Women's Studies and Feminist Research.

To read more about our Writer-in-Residence program in general, and for information on how to apply for this position, please click here.