UBC's online alumni magazine, Trek, recently ran a great article expounding on the virtues of poems, the UBC Creative Writing department, and the partnership between grad students and local Vancouver high schools.
Writer Teresa Goff spoke with a few of us from the department, so there's a small quote from yours truly!
Emily Davidson, a graduate student in her third year, says she is attempting to complete a collection of poetry between 40 and 60 pages in length. “The page is where we go to make sense of being alive,” she says.
Looking for further big-hearted writing endorsements? Check out the full article here.