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        Announcing Sage Hill’s
        2019 Programs…

        George Elliott Clarke
        To Facilitate 2019 Spring Poetry Colloquium!

        2019 Spring Poetry Colloquium
        May 17 – 31, 2019
        St. Peter’s College in Muenster, SK
        Application Deadline: Feb. 25, 2019

        Sage Hill is delighted to welcome George Elliott Clarke to lead the 2019 spring session. After a successful move and glowing feedback from 2018 participants, the Poetry Colloquium will again be held at St. Peter’s College in Muenster, SK.

        Click here to apply online!

        Scholarships and bursaries are available to applicants.


        George Elliott Clarke
        Photo credit Harvard University

        The 4th Poet Laureate of Toronto (2012-15) and the 7th Parliamentary/Canadian Poet Laureate (2016-17), George Elliott Clarke is a revered artist in song, drama, fiction, screenplay, essays, and poetry. Born in Windsor, Nova Scotia, in 1960, Clarke was educated at the University of Waterloo, Dalhousie University, and Queen’s University. Clarke is also a pioneering scholar of African-Canadian literature. A professor of English at the University of Toronto, Clarke has taught at Duke, McGill, the University of British Columbia, and Harvard. He holds eight honorary doctorates, plus appointments to the Order of Nova Scotia and the Order of Canada at the rank of Officer. He is also a Fellow of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society. His recognitions include the Pierre Elliott Trudeau Fellows Prize, the Governor-General’s Award for Poetry, the National Magazine Gold Award for Poetry, the Premiul Poesis (Romania), the Dartmouth Book Award for Fiction, the Eric Hoffer Book Award for Poetry (US), and the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Achievement Award. Clarke’s work is the subject of Africadian Atlantic: Essays on George Elliott Clarke (2012), edited by Joseph Pivato. Finally, though Clarke is racialized “Black” and was socialized as an Africadian, he is a card-carrying member of the Eastland Woodland Métis Nation Nova Scotia, registered under Section 35 of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms. He is, at last, a proud Afro-Métis Africadian.

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        Announcing Sage Hill’s
        2019 Summer Writing
        Courses!

        July 2 – 12, 2019
        St. Peter’s College in Muenster, SK
        Application Deadline: April 1, 2019

        Sage Hill is thrilled to announce that last summer’s faculty will return to lead the 2019 courses! If you didn’t attend last year, or want to continue working with the same instructor, this is your chance!

        Emerging Writers’ Workshop:
        ‘Writing for Your Life’ with Jeanette Lynes & Daniel Scott Tysdal

        Poetry Course: Sandra Ridley

        Fiction Course: Jacqueline Baker

        Creative Nonfiction Course: Tanis MacDonald

        Click here to apply online!

        All programs run concurrently at St. Peter’s College, in Muenster, SK.

        Scholarships and bursaries are available to applicants.

        Join us in summer 2019!


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