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Wilfrid Laurier University Leaf
May 4, 2016

Canadian Excellence

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About the Program / Eligibility



Congatulations to our 2015 Edna Staebler Writer-in-Residence applicant:†Drew†Hayden Taylor††


The Edna Staebler Laurier Writer-in-Residence will receive $25,000 for a three-month residency Ė beginning January 18, 2016. The successful applicant will live in Lucinda House, a century home close to Laurier's Waterloo campus, for the duration of the residency.

The full-time position (40 hours/week) requires 40% of the authorís time to be spent on community programs or projects, leaving 60% of the work-week available for the writerís own creative projects. Community programs and projects include reading manuscripts and consulting with students and the public, visiting classrooms, giving readings and lectures, leading workshops, or participating in similar community programming, on Laurierís three campuses.†