Although Shaughnessy Bishop-Stall has lived in Toronto for the past 10 years, and Montreal for the decade before that, he grew up in Vancouver. Bishop-Stall has been working as an author, freelance journalist, and teacher for more than 20 years. His work has appeared in most major publications in Canada, including Maclean’s, Walrus, and Saturday Night.
Farewell to Tom Cho and Jackie Wykes, who on April 6 moved on to a three-month residency in picturesque Blairmore, Alberta. They take up residence in the former studio of the photographer Thomas Gushul, in a competitive residency supporting both writers and visual artists through the Department of Fine Arts at the University of Lethbridge.
For the first time in four years, we are offering a paid three-month residency at Historic Joy Kogawa House, the childhood home of Joy Kogawa, one of Canada’s most important and esteemed authors. This is the only paid residency opportunity we will be offering for 2016.
Applications are open now, and are due by 12:00 midnight, Monday, February 1, 2016.
Find out more about the residency program and submit your application soon!