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Lorri Neilsen Glenn

Lorri Neilsen Glenn

MFA Mentor

Lorri Neilsen Glenn Lorri Neilsen Glenn

Lorri Neilsen Glenn is the author and editor of thirteen collections of (academic and trade) nonfiction and poetry, including Threading Light (2011) and Lost Gospels (2010).Untying the Apron: Daughters Remember Mothers of the 1950s (Guernica, 2013) is in its third printing. Poet Laureate of Halifax for 2005-2009, Lorri has won several national and international awards for creative nonfiction (lyric essay), poetry, magazine writing, as well as an award for innovative teaching (2014) and her work in the arts (2009). Lorri has served as a mentor, editor, reader, jury member, and writer in residence across Canada and in Australia, and has led writing workshops in the Arctic, Western Canada, Australia, Ireland, Chile, and Greece.