Thursday, March 8, 2012

Glen Downie

Glen Downie has published half a dozen books of poetry and in 2008 he was awarded the Toronto Book Award for his collection, Loyalty Management. His work has appeared in the secondary school textbook Inside Poetry, as well as in many anthologies and journals. Formerly a social worker in cancer care, he served a term as writer-in-residence at Dalhousie University’s Medical Humanities Program before returning to a life of anonymity in Toronto as an at-home father. His most recent poetry book is Local News (Wolsak & Wynn, 2011).

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