Lorri Neilsen Glenn only ‘came out’ as a poet in 2001. Before that she had been an academic. Now she is poet laureate of Halifax, Nova Scotia. The reasons for her rapid rise are clear. She is a stunning new writer who can stir laughter and tears with equal skill. Lorri Neilsen Glenn spoke recently about her new collection Combustion as she prepared for a reading at a Toronto book store.
Interviewer: Craig Rintoul, Executive Producer, Bookbits – March 2008 at Ben McNally Books, 366 Bay Street, Toronto