Carole Glasser Langille, Writer-in-Residence at Historic Joy Kogawa House in February and March 2017

Past Writer-in-Residence:
Carole Glasser Langille

Carole Glasser Langille is the author of four books of poetry, two collections of short stories, and two children’s books. She has been nominated for the Governor General’s Award in Poetry, Atlantic Poetry Prize, and Alistair MacLeod Award for Short Fiction. She has given readings and workshops in France, India, South Africa, Hawaii, and in many venues in Canada. She currently teaches in the Creative Writing Program at Dalhousie University.

UPDATE:

In 2020, Carole Glasser Langille published the memoir written while in residency at Historic Joy Kogawa House. Doing Time: Writing Workshops in Prison (Nimbus Press) puts to rest many of the myths we have about prison inmates. Shared moments of self-awareness are revealed through the poetry workshops Langille offers in a prison setting. Her experience confirms both that people cannot be reduced to their worst deeds and that creative expression has a central place in the process of rehabilitation. Most pointedly, Langille’s work reveals how, by failing the men and women behind bars, the prison system harms us all. 

Carole Glasser Langille at Poets&Writers.

Past Writer-in-Residence:
Carole Glasser Langille

Carole Glasser Langille, Writer-in-Residence at Historic Joy Kogawa House in February and March 2017

Carole Glasser Langille is the author of four books of poetry, two collections of short stories, and two children’s books. She has been nominated for the Governor General’s Award in Poetry, Atlantic Poetry Prize, and Alistair MacLeod Award for Short Fiction. She has given readings and workshops in France, India, South Africa, Hawaii, and in many venues in Canada. She currently teaches in the Creative Writing Program at Dalhousie University.

UPDATE:

In 2020, Carole Glasser Langille published the memoir written while in residency at Historic Joy Kogawa House. Doing Time: Writing Workshops in Prison (Nimbus Press) puts to rest many of the myths we have about prison inmates. Shared moments of self-awareness are revealed through the poetry workshops Langille offers in a prison setting. Her experience confirms both that people cannot be reduced to their worst deeds and that creative expression has a central place in the process of rehabilitation. Most pointedly, Langille’s work reveals how, by failing the men and women behind bars, the prison system harms us all.

 

Carole Glasser Langille at Poets&Writers.

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