Member Profile

Susan Glickman

Photo: Toan Klein 2012

Susan Glickman was raised in Montreal and studied and travelled in Europe, Asia, and America before settling in Toronto where she lives with glass artist Toan Klein and raised their two children, Jesse and Rachel. She has always been involved with books, working at a bookstore, in publishing, and for many years at the University of Toronto as an English professor. These days, Susan teaches creative writing in the continuing education program at Ryerson and works as a freelance editor-- when she isn't going to art classes at Cental Technical School.

Phone number:
647-221-2316

Publications

The Discovery of Flight (YA). Inanna, 2018
Safe as Houses (fiction). Cormorant, 2015
Élisabeth à la rescousse (juvenile). trans. Christian Duchesne; Montreal: Les Éditions du Boréal, 2015
Élisabeth dans le pétrin (juvenile). trans. Christian Duchesne; Montreal: Les Éditions du Boréal, 2015
Les aventures étranges et surprenantes d’Esther Brandeau, moussaillon (fiction; translation of The Tale-Teller). trans Christiane Duchesne; Montreal: Les Éditions du Boréal, 2014
Élisabeth et le Super Midi Club. trans. Christian Duchesne; Montreal: Les Éditions du Boréal , 2014
The Tale-Teller (fiction). Toronto: Cormorant, 2012
The Smooth Yarrow (poetry). Montreal: Signal Editions of Véhicule Press, 2012.
Bernadette to the Rescue (juvenile). Toronto: Second Story Press, 2012.
Bernadette in the Doghouse (juvenile). Toronto: Second Story Press, 2011.
Bernadette and the Lunch Bunch (juvenile). Toronto: Second Story Press, 2008.
The Violin Lover (fiction). Fredericton: Goose Lane Editions, 2006.
Running in Prospect Cemetery: New & Selected Poems. Montreal: Signal Editions of Véhicule Press, 2004.
Hide & Seek (poetry). Montreal: Signal Editions of Véhicule Press, 1995.
Henry Moore's Sheep and Other Poems. Montreal: Signal Editions of Véhicule Press, 1990.
The Power to Move (poetry). Montreal: Signal Editions of Véhicule Press, 1986 o.p.
Complicity (poetry). Montreal: Signal Editions of Véhicule Press, 1983 o.p.
The Picturesque & the Sublime: A Poetics of the Canadian Landscape. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1998.

Awards

Stan and Helen Vine Award for Fiction of the Canadian Jewish Book Awards for The Violin Lover, 2006
Gabrielle Roy Prize of the Association for Canadian and Quebec Literature for The Picturesque & the Sublime: A Poetics of the Canadian Landscape., 1999
Raymond Klibansky Prize of the Humanities and Social Sciences Federation of Canada for The Picturesque & the Sublime: A Poetics of the Canadian Landscape., 1999
Eligible for National Public Readings Program :
Yes

WITS

Presentation Length:
negotiable
Genre:
Poetry, fiction, literary criticism, journalism
Grades:
any
Audience size:
any
Northern OAC WITS:
No
One session:
$200
Two sessions:
$200
Three sessions:
$300
Four sessions:
$300 plus GST
GST:
GST not applicable