Matt Rader

Matt Rader
Assistant Professor, Creative WritingMatt Rader
Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies
The University of British Columbia, Okanagan Campus
CCS 350, 1148 Research Road
Kelowna, BCV1V 1V7

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2017-2018 Courses

CRWR 217-001 Term 1 Intermediate Workshop in Creative Writing: Fiction
CRWR 260-001 Term 1 Theory and Practice of Creative Writing

CRWR 150-002 Term 2 Introduction to Writing Poetry and Non-Fiction
CRWR 381-001 Term 2 Writing of Poetry

About Matt

Matt Rader is the author of three collections of poetry: Miraculous Hours (Nightwood 2005), Living Things (Nightwood 2009) and A Doctor Pedalled Her Bicycle Over the River Arno (House of Anansi 2011). His most recent book is the collection of stories, What I Want to Tell Goes Like This (Nightwood 2014).

He is also the author of several chapbooks including The Land Beyond (greenboathouse 2004), Customs (Cactus 2010) and I Don't Want To Die Like Frank O'Hara (Baseline 2014). His poems and stories have appeared in journals and anthologies across North America, Europe and Australia and he has been invited to present his work around the world at the Vancouver International Writers and Readers Festival, the Victoria Writers Festival, the Ottawa Writers Festival, the Queensland Poetry Festival, and the Cork International Short Story Festival.

The winner of the Jack Hodgins Founders Prize for fiction from the Malahat Review and the Joseph S. Stauffer Prize for literature from the Canada Council for the Arts, his work has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize, shortlisted for the Gerald Lampert Award and longlisted for the ReLit Award and the Journey Prize.

Rader currently sits on the poetry board for Ice House, the poetry imprint of Goose Lane Editions. He is a past director of the Robson Reading Series at UBC Robson Square, the Kwantlen Reading Series at Kwantlen Polytechnic University, the Write Here Readers Series at North Island College, and Readings from the Book of George, a companion reading series to the posthumous retrospective of the work of sculptor George Sawchuk at the Comox Valley Art Gallery.

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