On our theme of Languages of Home, our visiting writers find language for their personal and cultural homes, revealing how diversely the experience of home can be understood and expressed, The Reading Series at St. Jerome's University presents...Elizabeth Greene
Elizabeth Greene has published three books of poetry, The Iron Shoes, Moving, and Understories, the last two with Inanna Press. She edited and contributed to We Who Can Fly: Poems, Essays and Memories in Honour of Adele Wiseman (Cormorant, 1997), which won the Betty and Morris Aaron Prize for Best Canadian Scholarship (Jewish Book Awards). Three of her poems were included in the inaugural issue of Juniper: an online poetry journal this past summer. Her poems were short-listed for the Descant/Winston Collins Prize (2011, 2013).
Her novel, A Season Among Psychics, is forthcoming from Inanna next spring; her selection of Adele Wiseman's poetry, The Dowager Empress and Other Poems, will appear from Inanna in 2019.
In an earlier incarnation she taught English at Queen's University, where she was instrumental in Introducing Creative Writing to the Department and was one of the founders of Women's Studies. She lives in Kingston.
Taking place in St. Jerome's Classrooms and Library Building, SJ1 3027
All are welcome!
290 Westmount Road North
Waterloo, ON N2L 3G3