Presenter: Deborah Campbell, MFA, Department of Writing
Friday, Oct. 18: 12:30 to 1:45pm
Deborah Campbell is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Writing at UVic. She is the author, most recently, of A Disappearance in Damascus, which won the Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize, Canada’s largest literary prize for nonfiction, and the Hubert Evans BC Book Prize. A New York Times Editors’ Choice, it has been optioned for screen. She has written from Iran, Syria, Egypt, Lebanon, Israel, Palestine, Mexico, Cuba and Russia for publications including Harper’s, the New York Times, The Economist, The Guardian, and Foreign Policy. The recipient of three National Magazine Awards, she received the Freedom to Read Award in 2017 for her body of work.
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