Zdarsky, a.k.a. Steve Murray, has worked as an illustrator for national newspapers. He co-created the lauded (and banned) comic book series Sex Criminals.

Meet the Canadian bringing Batman into a new era

As the new lead writer for Batman, Chip Zdarsky wants to explore the superhero’s weaknesses 
Remembering Author Carol Shields

The ’indecently curious’ Carol Shields

New reflections from the beloved author on men, women, and why she wrote

Behind the humour: the Feschuk story

A rare behind-the-scenes look at how this genius column somehow comes together every week
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What academics can learn from LOL My Thesis

Research sounds a lot more interesting in plain English

Frosh perspective

Universities help first-year students with mentors and more

Fresh perspective on the first year of university

New programs help frosh succeed with mentors and writing help
How to get 19 million readers

Could Wattpad be the ’killer app’ for aspiring writers?

On Wattpad, anyone can write and get feedback—just ask Margaret Atwood

The case against Wikipedia in the classroom

Students should learn to build arguments, not write entries
The backlash against David Foster Wallace

The backlash against David Foster Wallace

Not everyone’s enamoured with the author who’s become a kind of fringe pop icon