Douglas Glover was UNB’s seventh writer-in-residence for the 1987-88 academic year, and returned to the position for the 2013-14 academic year. He was the recepient of the 2003 English Language fiction Governor-General’s award for his novel Elle. Glover was the editor for the annual Best Canadian Stories from 1996 to 2006, and currently publishes the online journal Numero Cinq.
Glover originally came to UNB in 1971 as a philosophy lecturer at the Saint John Campus. His 1987 residency was funded by both the university and the New Brunswick Department of Tourism, Recreation, and Heritage. During his residency in 2013-14, Glover was a part of the Lorenzo reading series in Saint John, and also gave a writing workshop on March 20 at UNBSJ.
Douglas Glover was proceeded by David Adams Richards, and succeeded by Helen Weinzweig.
For his second appointment as UNB's writer-in-residence in 2013 and 2014, Glover was proceeded by Joan Clark, and succeeded by Jeramy Dodds.
UA Case 191; Section 2; Douglas Glover