Jane Silcott

MFA Mentor

Jane Silcott Jane Silcott

Jane Silcott’s first collection of essays, Everything Rustles, was a finalist in the BC Book Prizes. She’s been a finalist in the National and Western Magazine Awards, and won the Readers Choice Award from the Creative Nonfiction Collective of Canada as well as the Room of One’s Own Literary Contest. One of her essays placed second in the CBC Literary Awards in 2005, and she was a fiction finalist in 2008 and 2009. Jane works as a freelance editor and teaches at the University of BC Writing Centre and Simon Fraser University’s Southbank Program.