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Lorri Neilsen Glenn

Lorri Neilsen Glenn

Photo: Allan Neilsen

Lorri Neilsen Glenn was born in Winnipeg and lived in railway towns in Manitoba, Alberta,
and Saskatchewan. An ethnographer, essayist, and poet, she studied at the Universities
of Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Minnesota, New Hampshire, and Harvard. Neilsen Glenn
now lives and works in Halifax Nova Scotia. She was named Halifax Regional Municipality
Poet Laureate for 2005-2009.


Combustion. Brick Books, 2007
Saved String. Rubicon Press, 2007
All the Perfect Disguises. Broken Jaw, 2003
Provoked by Art (co-editor). Backalong Books, 2004
The Art of Writing Inquiry (co-editor). Backalong Books, 2001
Knowing her Place. Caddo Gap, 1998
A Stone in my shoe: Literacy in times of change. Peguis Publishers, 1992
Literacy and Living. Heinemann Books, 1989
The art of visual inquiry (co-editor). Backalong Books, 2007


National Magazine Awards finalist, 2004
Short Grain Contest winner, 2003
Bliss Carmen Poetry Award finalist, Prairie Fire, 2006, 2003
Poets' Corner Award, 2003
CV2 Poetry Competition winner, 2003
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