Honours English and Creative Writing
Adèle Dumont-Bergeron is a recognized academic writer. Concordia awarded her the Compton-Lamb Memorial Scholarship in 2018, and she was shortlisted for the A.G. Hooper Prize the following year. She has spoken at numerous conferences, including the Literature Undergraduates’ Colloquium at Concordia, as well as the Heart and Souls Conference at Bishop’s University.
This past year, she served as copy editor for Yiara Magazine, a student-run, undergraduate feminist art and art history publication. Dumont-Bergeron currently works as a research assistant for the John Molson School of Business (JMSB) and will pursue her master’s in English Literature and Creative Writing at Concordia in the fall.
Three keys to a good education
- Find a safe and suitable environment for learning.
- Be curious and perseverant in your quest for knowledge.
- Step outside of your comfort zone.
Two lessons learned at Concordia University
- A balanced lifestyle makes a difference. Get involved, have a hobby and take breaks with family and friends.
- Perfection doesn’t exist — but you can try!
Next great goal
- I aim to survive graduate studies and disseminate my personal work, which includes a fictional podcast series and an LGBTQ young adult novel.
Advice for future grads
- Be passionate about what you do. Whether you’re studying or working, love it, because you won’t be satisfied with your own story otherwise.