Cathleen With

On leave
Surrey Office: Fir Building, 330

Cathleen With's first book, skids (Arsenal Pulp, 2006), about street kids in Vancouver, was short-listed for a Relit Award. Among her many adventures, Cathleen has worked at a camp for disabled kids in Squamish, and in Hawaii and Australia. She was a drama educator in Kathmandu, a caregiver at Mother Teresa's Home in Calcutta, a teacher to former sex trade kids in Cambodia, and a teacher in Inuvik, NT, and Seoul, Korea. Having Faith in the Polar Girls' Prison (winner of the Ethel Wilson Fiction Award), is her first novel. She is working on a book called phreeques


Courses taught

  • CRWR 1100 Introduction to Creative Writing I
  • CRWR 1200 Introduction to Craft and Process in Creative Writing
  • CRWR 3100 Techniques in Short Fiction
  • CRWR 3400 Advanced Special Topics
  • CRWR 4100 Advanced Fiction Workshop

Areas of Interest

Writing, teaching, novels, reading, theatre in education, walking, cycling, travelling