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December 22, 2014

Canadian Excellence

The Edna Staebler Laurier Writer-in-Residence program is a full-time, three-month residency for Canadian writers. The writer-in-residence resides in Lucinda House, a century home close to Laurier's Waterloo campus, and splits his or her time between writing and community programming at the university's various campuses.

All Canadian writers of established literary reputation in fiction, poetry, creative non-fiction or drama are encouraged to apply. The writer-in-residence receives $25,000 for the three-month residency.


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Wilfrid Laurier Universityís Faculty of Arts is the proud administrator of Staeblerís legacy in the forms of the Edna Staebler Award in Creative Non-Fiction (established 1991) and the Edna Staebler Laurier Writer-in-Residence program.††

The Edna Staebler Laurier Writer-in-Residence program is supported by an endowment established by Edna Staebler and administered by Wilfrid Laurier University.