Lorri Neilsen Glenn
is a Canadian poet
, ethnographer and essayist. Born and raised on the Prairies, she moved to Nova Scotia
Neilsen Glenn is the author and editor of several books on literacy and ethnography, scholarly and freelance articles on women and literacy, and book reviews in national and international journals and newspapers.
Her first book of poetry, All the Perfect Disguises,
was published in 2003. In 2007, a chapbook, "Saved String" (Rubicon Press) and the collection "Combustion" (Brick Books) were published. Neilsen Glenn published "Lost Gospels" (Brick Books) in 2010.A collection of essays on poetry and loss is forthcoming in 2011 with Hagios Press.
Neilsen Glenn was appointed poet laureate
for the Halifax Regional Municipality
in 2005. She lives in Halifax
, and teaches at Mount Saint Vincent University
. Neilsen Glenn is the recipient of several awards for her scholarship; her poetry has won or has been shortlisted for the National Magazine Awards, Short Grain Contest, Event Magazine's Creative Nonfiction contest, CBC Literary Awards, Bliss Carmen Poetry Award, CV2 Poetry Contest, The Malahat Open Season Award, among others.
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