Deborah Blenkhorn

BA / B.Ed. (Queen's), MA (Queen's)
Richmond Office: 2470

I've been teaching English fulltime at Kwantlen since 1998; I've also taught writing at UBC in the English Department, the Sauder Melville School of Business, the Faculty of Engineering, the Experience University Life program and Extended Learning (UBC ExL), and I've been a writing instructor at the Segal Graduate Melville School of Business (SFU). My projects and publications over the years have included academic articles, book reviews, creative nonfiction, short stories, and an academic writing textbook.  I’m currently working on a literary analysis textbook project and teaching online as well as in-person.

Courses taught

  • ENGQ 1099: Writing Skills with Readings
  • ENGL 1100: Introduction to University Writing
  • WRTG 1100: Writing for University
  • ENGL 1202: Reading and Writing about Selected Topics
  • ENGL 1204: Reading and Writing about Genre
  • ENGL 2300: Advanced Writing and Research
  • ENGL 2309: Literature of the United States of America
  • ENGL 2316: English Literature 14th to 18th Centuries
  • ENGL 2317: English Literature 18th to 20th Centuries