Member Profile

Sue Sorensen

Photo: Laura Thiessen 2011

Sue Sorensen was born in Saskatchewan and now lives in Winnipeg, where she is Associate Professor of English at Canadian Mennonite University. Her poetry and fiction have been published in CV2, Room, Prairie Fire, Grain, and Wascana Review. Sue received her graduate education at UBC, where her doctoral dissertation was on the work of British novelist A. S. Byatt. She has published academic articles on Henry James, John K. Samson, Guy Vanderhaeghe, Ian McEwan, and the filmmaking careers of rockers Neil Young and David Byrne.

 

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Publications

The Collar: Reading Christian Ministry in Fiction, Television, and Film. Wipf and Stock, 2014
- included in Desperately Seeking Susans: A Poetry Anthology. Oolichan, 2012
A Large Harmonium. A Novel.. Coteau Books, 2011
West of Eden: Essays on Canadian Prairie Literature (edited by Sue Sorensen). CMU Press, 2008

Awards

Best First Book, Manitoba Book Awards for A Large Harmonium, 2012
Finalist, On the Same Page, Winnipeg Public Library for A Large Harmonium, 2012
Finalist, Margaret Laurence Award for Fiction for A Large Harmonium, 2012
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