News and Events

Cull named Poet Laureate for London

By Jason WindersWestern News, July 21, 2016

Western professor Tom Cull was named Poet Laureate for the City of London by the London Arts Council. The Poet Laureate is an ambassador for London’s arts community on local, provincial and national levels. Read more

Munro Chair in Creativity moving forward

By Crystal LambImpact Western, July 22, 2016

Creativity on Western’s campus and beyond will soon get a boost now that the fundraising campaign for the new Alice Munro Chair in Creativity is complete. Read more


Connecting writers with their inner weird

By Heather HughesWestern News, May 11, 2016

Margaret Christakos, an award-winning poet, fiction author, critic and creative-writing instructor, was recently named the 2016-17 Western Writer-in-Residence. This is her second writer-in-residence position, having formerly held the position at the University of Windsor. Read more


Looking to connect over creativity

By Heather HughesWestern News, April 14, 2016

Psychology student Victoria Wiebe will be helping other writers find their voice as the 2016-17 Student Writer-in-Residence. Read more