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Carellin Brooks

Lecturer, Communications Strategies Specialist

Forest Sciences Centre 4025
2424 Main Mall
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4

work phone: 604 827-2793

Carellin Brooks teaches scholarly writing and communication courses for the Department of Wood Science and Faculty of Forestry. Her pedagogical interests include creativity in the writing classroom, student engagement strategies, classroom climate, and effective writing assessment and feedback. She has a PhD from Oxford University in Modern Foreign Languages and has written four books, including an academic monograph on the subject of the phallic woman in twentieth-century texts. Her fifth book and first book of poetry, Learned, was published in 2022 with Book*hug Press. She lives in downtown Vancouver and loves biking to work, except for the dreaded UBC hill. When not at work, you can find her in the ocean, kayaking, reading a British murder mystery, or trying a new craft beer.

Selected Publications

Carellin Brooks, Crystle M. Bruno, Fabio Coelho, Peter Gambrill, Jen Hagemann, Jen Jebens (2020). Building Blocks of Academic Writing BC Campus
Brett Josef Grubisic, Carellin Brooks (2016). "The Queer Short Story." The Cambridge History of the Short Story. Cambridge UP
Carellin Brooks (2007). Every Inch a Woman UBC Press