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Nicola Harwood BFA (Victoria), MFA (San Francisco)

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Surrey Campus: 
604.599.2222 mailbox 9071
Surrey Office: 
Fir Building, D330

Nicola Harwood is Chair of the Creative Writing Department and Coordinator of IDEA. She is a writer, theatre and interdisciplinary artist and teaches both Creative Writing and Interdisciplinary Expressive Arts courses.

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Nicola Harwood is an Anglo Canadian writer and interdisciplinary artist. Her work often engages in community-based processes and is often created in collaboration with other artists. Recent work includes Summoning (No Words) (2017) an interactive sound installation built from the female voice and High Muck-a-Muck: Playing Chinese (2011-14), a ten artist/programmer electronic literature collaboration that won the 2015 UK New Media Writing prize. Her plays and performances have been produced in Canada and the US. In 2016, Caitlin Press published her memoir about queer parenting, Flight Instructions for the Commitment Impaired. For full details see