Past Writers-in-Residence at Historic Joy Kogawa House
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Victor Yipp, Peter Mallett, Effie Pow, David Mura, Johnny D Trinh, Tom Gammarino, Tāriq Mali, Wayne Ng
Gail Nyoka, Melanie Little, Peter Norman, Jack Wang, Ed Pien, Johannes Zits, Carmen Rodríguez
José Teodoro, Isabella Mori, Maria Saba, Alexis Leona, Makram Ayache, Em Dial, Christian Vistan, Su-Ying Lee, Marcus Youssef, Greg Tatchell
C.E. Gatchalian, Derrick Chang , Sally Ito, Jude Neale, Kate Metten, Anita Miettunen, Liz Marshall, Michelle Jacques
Kevin Spenst, Chris Urquhart, Victoria Kuttainen, Nadia Hohn, Doretta Lau, Michael Mirolla
Janet Marie Rogers, Monia Mazigh, Joseph Maviglia, Nejime Shōichi, William Tham Wai Liang
Mary-Lou Zeitoun, Jacqueline Pearce, Carole Glasser Langille, Carmen Rodriguez, Dianne Jacob, Susan Aihoshi, June Hutton, Mizuki Misumi
Tom Cho, Jackie Wykes, Alexandra Bischoff, Jane Eaton Hamilton, Shaughnessy Bishop-Stall, Takiya Kuwahara, Christine Lowther
Tom Cho and Jackie Wykes
Ava Homa, Dave Deveau (Playwrights Theatre Centre)
Nancy Lee and John Vigna
John Asfour, Akerke Mussabekova, Jasprit Singh
Victor Yipp is an emerging writer who completed a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing in 2007 after many years working in IT. In residence at Historic Joy Kogawa House in January 2023.
Wayne Ng works as a social worker in Ottawa but lives to write, travel, eat and play, preferably all at the same time. In residence at Historic Joy Kogawa House from August to September 30, 2023.
Carmen Rodríguez is an award-winning author, educator and journalist, including work in adult literacy and popular education. In residence at Historic Joy Kogawa House in October, November, and December 2022.