Former student, Matthew Walsh, is a finalist for the 2020 Trillium Book Award

Matthew Walsh graduated with a B.A. in English and Creative Writing from York in 2013 before going on to complete an M.F.A. at the University of British Columbia. Matthew grew up in rural Nova Scotia and is now living in Toronto. Matthew’s poetry has appeared in The Malahat Review and Arc, among other publications.

Matthew is among the finalists for the prestigious Trillium Book Award for Poetry. See website for more information: