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✱ TGS Issue 7.1 Launch Party! ✱

✱ TGS Issue 7.1 Launch Party! ✱

We’re back!!!! The English Students’ Association and The Garden Statuary, UBC’s undergraduate literary journal, are excited to welcome all of you to the launch of Issue 7.1!  Please join us on Thursday, November 30 from 5-7 pm for: 🍂 Free food!! 🍂 Readings from published undergraduates!! 🍂 Mingling with editors, authors, and artists! 🍂 A...
Tips for Getting Over Writer's Block

Tips for Getting Over Writer’s Block

As someone who loves to write creatively, I’ve encountered my fair share of writer’s block. And as someone who has had to write countless essays, I’ve also encountered the dreaded blank page, staring at me, taunting me with its blank-ness. So, I’m here to try and give you some of my tips for writer’s block,...
How I Chose My Pen Name: On Racialized Names and the English Literary Canon

How I Chose My Pen Name: On Racialized Names and the English Literary Canon

Hello, my name is Charmaine Anne Li. That is my full legal name on all my documents, and everyone calls me “Charmaine.” However, I sign off on all my literary pieces as “Li Charmaine Anne.” Truth is, I’ve always been a little sensitive as to how “Asian-sounding” my name is. “Li,” after all, is the...
Interview with Laura Bitterlich - Author of Shapeshifters Part 2

Interview with Laura Bitterlich – Author of Shapeshifters Part 2

I sat down to have an interview with Shapeshifters author Laura Bitterlich, who is an accomplished writer in Germany. At just nineteen, she is a published author and an intelligent thinker of various social issues including gender and sexuality. Her writing is mature, well-thought out and gripping. Focusing her energies on the genre of fantasy,...