Authors Posts by Cat Friesen

Cat Friesen

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I can’t wait to live on my own. I’m a bit of a neat freak — to me, an uncluttered mind comes from an uncluttered...

Raspberry Magazine and Red Press Society bring arts community together

On Saturday, June 9, Raspberry Magazine, the Fraser Valley’s arts and culture magazine, and Red Press Society, a non-profit organization that oversees Raspberry Magazine,...

Bananas about bananas

As a child, I loathed everything about bananas. The stringy bits that peel off and get stuck to your finger, the ugly brown colour...

RCMP and UFV collaborate for mental health week

UFV’s Faculty of Health Sciences teamed up with the RCMP Pacific Region Training Centre for the Canadian Mental Health Association’s annual Mental Health Week...

Rainbows: the new stress cure

Last week, I was stressing out about deadlines. Everything snuck up on me (as it does at the end of the semester), and I...

Individual experiences of identity and place in the Valley

On Wednesday, March 28, UFV’s writer in residence, Billeh Nickerson, put on one last event at Abbotsford campus’ U-House. Valley (W)rites: Exploring the Valley...

Stop complainin’ about it rainin’

The average adult has between 20,000 and 35,000 words in their vocabulary, yet many adults in the Fraser Valley use this vast knowledge to...

Listen Write Now: kick-starting the Fraser Valley’s lit scene

February 5, 2018, Chilliwack Lake Road is deserted; the wet road winds between trees and in the darkness beyond, everything is silent. No signs...

Q&A With Billeh Nickerson: To help writers find their truth, see...

Billeh Nickerson is UFV’s 2018 Writer in Residence. Billeh is the author of five books, including The Asthmatic Glassblower, Let Me Kiss It Better, McPoems,...

A full house for Billeh Nickerson’s welcome event

On Tuesday, Jan. 30, upwards of 50 students, staff, and faculty gathered in A225 for the welcome event for the Kuldip Gill writer in...