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Master of Arts in Creative Writing and New Media (DeMontfort University, Leicester, UK, 2007)
Master of Education (Niagara University, NY, 1990)
Bachelor of Arts, English (Acadia University, 1987)
Mac wrote for newspapers in Ontario before moving to BC. He began teaching with NIC in 1995 in the Nuu-chah-nulth community of Ahousaht, and since then has been an educator in Aboriginal education, upgrading and first-year English, teaching English 122, 115 and 160. You’ll see his articles in the local CV Collective magazine, and he is finally finding the time to work on a novel. His favourite fiction writers right now are Eden Robinson, Thomas King and Andre Alexis. His favourite poets, maybe forever, are Shane Koyczan (https://www.youtube.com/user/ShaneKoyczan) and Pablo Neruda. Currently, he’s reading the poetry of Jericho Brown: https://www.jerichobrown.com/
And here’s a link to Mac’s favourite essay, “Joyas Voladoras”, by the late Brian Doyle:
Online Learning and Teaching Diploma (Vancouver Island University, 2017)
Native Adult Instructor Diploma Program (Okanagan University College, 1995)
ENG-115 Essay Writing and Critical Analysis
ENG-122 Reading Literature
ENG-160 Effective Organizational Writing
Associate of Arts Degree
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