BA (Hons) (Vind), MFA (candidate)
Lezlie Lowe has been a writing tutor in Foundations of Journalism since 2003 and is coordinator of the first-year class. She is also a busy print and radio freelancer, composing features for The Coast, producing long-form documentaries for CBC radio, contributing a weekly column to the Chronicle Herald and writing for national magazines. Ms Lowe has worked as the principal researcher on documentary films for Life Network, the Independent Film Channel and Bravo.
Her specialty is long-form story-telling. In 2007 and 2008 Ms Lowe received Gold Awards for Feature Writing – Print at the Atlantic Journalism Awards. She was a finalist in 2011 for Feature Writing – Radio.
Ms Lowe is currently researching a book on public toilets and completing an MFA in creative nonfiction. She sits on the boards of Access Copyright and the Writers’ Federation of Nova Scotia.
INTERESTS: Marginalized populations, poverty, municipal politics, Holocaust narrative, memory, truth, public toilets, inclusive amenities.